Multiple earthquakes strike Santa Cruz

November 29, 2008 11:49:06 AM PST
The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting more earthquake activity in Santa Cruz County this morning after a 3.0 quake struck in the same area Friday night.

According to the USGS, two earthquakes, including a 3.2 temblor, struck within minutes of each other this morning in the same spot as Friday's quake.

The 3.2 earthquake struck at about 5 a.m. and had a depth of 4.1 miles. A 2.4 quake struck about two minutes later, and had a depth of 3.5 miles.

Both of this morning's quakes were centered 9 miles east-southeast of Watsonville and 12 miles west of Hollister.

Friday's 3.0 earthquake struck at about 10:40 p.m., had a depth of 4.1 miles, and was centered 8 miles east-southeast of Watsonville and 12 miles west-northwest of Hollister, according to the USGS.


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