3.0 magnitude quake strikes near Gilroy

February 16, 2010 6:13:08 AM PST
The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.0 struck this evening near Gilroy.

According to the USGS, the earthquake struck at about 6:40 p.m. and had a depth of about 4.3 miles.

The quake was centered 7 miles east-southeast of Gilroy and 9 miles north-northwest of Hollister, according to the USGS.


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