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Swarm of small earthquakes rattles the East Bay

This is the second time this week that an earthquake swarm has hit the Danville area.

Posted: Feb 23, 2018 6:13 AM
Updated: Feb 23, 2018 6:17 AM

Over a dozen small earthquakes rattled the East Bay Thursday night and into the early hours of Friday morning.

According to the USGS, 14 small quakes struck in the Danville area. The largest earthquake, a magnitude 3.5, struck around 5:30 a.m. There are no reports of any injuries or damage, but the shaking is impacting commute times. BART has reported a system-wide delay due to the seismic activity.

This is the second time this week that an earthquake swarm has hit the Danville area.

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Chico
Broken Clouds
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Hi: 76° Lo: 46°
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Oroville
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Hi: 72° Lo: 47°
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Paradise
Broken Clouds
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Chester
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Willows
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One more warm day on Monday then cooler weather ahead with some clouds and mountain showers possible. Also high fire danger this week.
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