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Yes, 7 earthquakes did hit the Bay Area Tuesday

Map showing where the earthquakes hit.
Seven earthquakes ranging in magnitudes from 2.5 to 4.4 shook the Bay Area Tuesday.

Seven earthquakes ranging in magnitude from 2.5 to 4.4 shook the Bay Area Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The first one at 10:40 a.m. was measured at 3.0 near San Martin in southern Santa Clara County.

At 7:42 a.m., a 3.3-magnitude quake struck west of Gonzales in the Gabilan Range in San Benito County.

The seismic activity moved north for the rest of the evening and included five quakes in less than an hour in the northwest corner of Sonoma County along the border with Lake County in the Mayacamas Mountains.

The nearest towns to that activity are Cloverdale, about 20 miles west, and Cobb, about 5 miles east in Lake County. Those quakes ranged from magnitude 2.8 to 4.4 between 10:39 p.m. and 11:31 p.m.

No injuries were reported in any of the quakes.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, people typically report being able to feel earthquakes larger than about magnitude 2.5.

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