Multiple earthquakes strike near Concord

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

CONCORD, Calif. -- Earthquakes with magnitudes of 3.6, 3.2 and 2.6 have struck this morning in Concord. They all hit in same area where several small quakes occurred on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The 2.6 earthquake struck at 7:35 a.m., a 3.6 earthquake temblor was reported at 7:32 a.m and the 3.2 struck at 7:01 a.m. All are located 1 mile south-southwest of downtown Concord and 2 miles northeast of Pleasant Hill, USGS officials said.

Multiple quakes, the largest of which was measured at a magnitude of 3.6, were reported Sunday afternoon in the Concord area.