M2.9 Earthquake Strikes Just South of Gilroy: USGS

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A preliminary 2.9 magnitude earthquake struck Tuesday morning just south of Gilroy, according to the United States Geological Survey.

The quake, centered about 2.3 miles west-southwest of San Juan Bautista, hit at 5:15 a.m., the USGS said.

Some residents in Gilroy reported feeling the temblor, which had a depth of about 3.7 miles, the USGS reported.

No other information was immediately available. Updates to come.

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