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Small Earthquakes Shake Solano County

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SUISUN CITY (BCN) – The U.S. Geological Survey reported a pair of small earthquakes rattled an area of Solano County early Wednesday morning.

At 2:23 a.m., a quake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.1 shook an area nine miles southeast of Suisun City, according to the USGS, and had a depth of 12.1 miles.

Twelve minutes later, a second quake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.4 struck roughly the same area.

The epicenter was located 9 miles north-northwest from Pittsburg, according to the USGS.

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