3.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Gilroy

A map shows the epicenter of a 3.3 magnitude earthquake.

A preliminary 3.3 magnitude earthquake struck near Gilroy Friday afternoon, according to the USGS.

The quake struck at 4:09 p.m., the USGS said. It was centered 7.2 miles southwest of Gilroy, 5.2 miles east-northeast of Watsonville and 11.5 miles north of Prunedale.

Further information was not immediately available.

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