3.4-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Area Near Gilroy

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    San Francisco police scrambled to get a hold of this yellow tape today in the City.

    An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.4 struck near Gilroy Sunday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey is reporting.

    The temblor rattled the area at 10:23 a.m., with the epicenter located about 6 miles east-southeast of Gilroy, according to the USGS.

    The quake had a depth of about 4.9 miles.

    Several dozen people in Gilroy reported having felt the quake on the USGS website as of 11:15 a.m., as well as a number of respondents in Morgan Hill and Hollister.