By Bay City News Service
A small earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.5 struck Sunday morning in near The Geysers geothermal complex in the mountains between Santa Rosa and northern Napa Valley, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The quake struck at 10:24 a.m. at a depth of about one mile, according to the USGS. The epicenter was about two miles southeast of The Geysers and seven miles northwest of Santa Rosa and five miles southwest of Calistoga in an area where deep-well injection produces microseismic events regularly.
There is a cluster of geothermal power plants at The Geysers up in the lightly populated Mayacamas Mountains. The plants provide electricity to Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake, Marin and Napa counties.
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