RIO VISTA — A 3.1 magnitude earthquake struck the Delta area Tuesday evening south of town, according to authorities.

The United States Geological Survey said the small quake hit at 8:48 p.m. in an area almost four miles south-southeast of Rio Vista, north of a bend in the San Joaquin River and east of Twitchell Island Ferry Road.

A relatively low magnitude and a depth of about 4 miles below the surface are likely factors in limited reports acknowledging the temblor.

There were no reports of damage or injuries.

Contact George Kelly at 408-859-5180.

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