4.0, 4.1 quakes strike in Sonoma County

April 4, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting two earthquakes with preliminary magnitudes 4.0 and 4.1 struck within a minute of each other in Sonoma County this afternoon.

According to the USGS, the earthquakes struck at about 3:50 p.m. The first quake had a depth of 0.9 miles, and another one struck less than 30 seconds later at a depth of 2.5 miles.

The earthquakes were both centered about three miles east of The Geysers and 14 miles east of Cloverdale, according to the USGS.