earthquake.jpgThe U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.2 struck this morning in Sonoma County.

According to the USGS, the temblor rattled an area around The Geysers at 5:02 a.m.

The quake was the second magnitude 2.0 or larger seismic event to strike the area this morning, and was centered about 2 miles north of The Geysers with a depth less than one mile, according to the USGS.

At 12:22 a.m., an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.4 rattled the same area, which experiences small quakes on a frequent basis.

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