Multiple earthquakes strike near Concord in Northern California

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

CONCORD, Calif. (KABC) -- Earthquakes with magnitudes of 3.6, 3.2 and 2.6 struck Concord Wednesday morning, all 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 temblor was reported at 7:32 a.m., and the 3.2 struck at 7:01 a.m. All were 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.