earthquake.jpgTwo earthquakes shook the Bay Area Sunday morning, one near Danville, the other in Sonoma county. They were both really small, and no damage was reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.0 struck at 5:40 AM in Sonoma County.

The quake was centered 2 miles north of The Geysers and 11 miles east-northeast of Cloverdale, according to the USGS, and had a depth of 1.4 miles.

The second area quake struck Contra Costa County at 6:15 AM, with a preliminary magnitude of 2.0, according to the USGS.

The quake, which had a depth of 4.4 miles, was centered 1 mile north-northeast of Danville and 10 miles south-southeast of Concord, according to the USGS.

Bay City News contributed significantly to this report

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Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at eve@sfappeal.com.

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  • Erik

    If you are going to report every tiny earthquake that happens near The Geysers then we are going to be here all night. Those ones are caused by water pumping at geothermal plants.

  • Erik

    If you are going to report every tiny earthquake that happens near The Geysers then we are going to be here all night. Those ones are caused by water pumping at geothermal plants.