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Four small earthquakes strike Bay Area

A series of low-magnitude earthquakes struck near Danville early Tuesday morning, the latest in a flurry of quakes that have shaken the Bay Area in recent days, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

A magnitude 2.8 tremor occurred in an area northwest of Diablo around 1:30 a.m., according to a USGS earthquake map. Three hours later, a trio of quakes ranging in magnitude from 2.6 to 3.0 hit Diablo and Danville.

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Calls to the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office were not immediately returned Tuesday morning, but local media had not reported any injuries or damage.

A magnitude 2.9 quake also struck Diablo early Monday morning, followed by a 2.5 quake around 2:30 a.m. the same day.

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