3.3, 2.6 magnitude earthquakes strike near Gilroy

Tuesday, March 06, 2018 06:38AM
A 3.6 magnitude earthquake struck at 4:38 a.m. and a 2.6 magnitude earthquake struck at 4:44 a.m. near Gilroy this morning.

GILROY, Calif. - The United States Geological Survey reported a 3.3 magnitude earthquake early Tuesday morning in Gilroy. The earthquake was originally reported as 3.6 magnitude by the USGS, but was later downgraded.

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The quake hit 6 miles east of Gilroy at about 4:38 a.m.

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A few minutes later, a 2.6 magnitude earthquake hit a little over 6 miles east of Gilroy at 4:44 a.m.

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