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.

A magnitude-2.6 earthquake hit near Gilroy around 4:30 a.m. Friday - minutes after a magnitude-3.0 temblor struck in the same vicinity.

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

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