Small earthquakes felt across Monte Sereno and Morgan Hill

Bay City News
Monday, March 23, 2015

MONTE SERENO, Calif. -- Two small earthquakes have struck in Santa Clara County this morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The first quake was reported at 8:47 a.m. and was centered 9 miles north of Morgan Hill and 15 miles east-southeast of San Jose, USGS officials said.

Then at 9:27 a.m., 40 minutes later, a 2.9-magnitude temblor struck a mile north-northeast of Monte Sereno and 2 miles east of Saratoga, according to the USGS.