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M2.7 earthquake shakes in Santa Cruz Mountains, USGS says

A preliminary 2.7 magnitude earthquake struck early Tuesday morning in the Santa Cruz Mountains, near Mount Madonna, according to the United States Geological Survey.

The quake hit at 12:36 a.m. and was centered about 10 miles southwest of Morgan Hill, near the border of Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties, the USGS said.

No other information was immediately available.

This is a developing story. Details may change as more information becomes available. Stay tuned for updates.


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