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Small earthquake shakes Santa Rosa area

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.6 struck this morning in Sonoma County.

The quake shook an area near Windsor at 7:56 a.m., and had a depth of 2.7 miles, according to the USGS.

Its epicenter was three miles north of Windsor and four miles east-southeast of Healdsburg, according to the USGS.

As of 8:10 a.m., some 18 people in three different ZIP codes in the Santa Rosa area had responded on the USGS website that they felt weak shaking.

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