USGS reports 2.7-magnitude earthquake near Pleasant Hill

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY (KRON, BCN) — The United States Geological Survey is reporting that a 2.7-magnitude earthquake hit near Pleasant Hill Thursday afternoon.

The earthquake struck at 1:53 p.m., centered about 2 miles west of Pleasant Hill, according to the USGS.

The quake had a depth of 7.3 miles, USGS officials said.

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