South Bay

Two Earthquakes Strike Near Gilroy Minutes Apart


Two earthquakes rattled parts of the South Bay early Friday morning.

The first, a magnitude-3.0 quake, struck around 4:13 a.m. Its epicenter was 4.5 miles away from Gilroy, 8 miles away from Watsonville and 10 miles away from Morgan Hill, the USGS reported.

Shortly thereafter — around 4:32 a.m. — a magnitude-2.6 temblor hit 5.5 miles away from Gilroy, 10.2 miles away from Hollister and 14 miles away from Morgan Hill, according to the USGS.


There have been no reports of injuries or damage so far.

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