Four small earthquakes rattle Oakland overnight

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OAKLAND (KRON) — A swarm of small earthquakes struck Oakland early Wednesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The four quakes hit near Mountain View Cemetery.

The first earthquake had a preliminary magnitude of 1.7 and struck at 2:05 a.m. It was about 4.2 miles deep and was centered on Truitt Lane, off of Clarewood Drive.

The second, with a magnitude of 2.4, struck at 2:20 a.m. and was about 3.2 miles deep. It was centered at the south end of Mountain View Cemetery, near Moraga Avenue.

The third struck at 2:25 a.m. and had a preliminary magnitude of 1.0. It was about three miles deep and was centered near Bonita and Moraga avenues.

The fourth struck at 2:45 a.m. with a preliminary magnitude of 1.5. It was about 3.5 miles deep and was centered near the southeast corner of Mountain View Cemetery.

No injuries or damage was reported.

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