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Preliminary 3.0 magnitude earthquake strikes south of Gilroy

A preliminary 3.0 magnitude earthquake struck south of Gilroy Friday morning, according to the United States Geological Survey.

The quake hit at 7:14 a.m. and was centered 2.5 miles west of San Juan Bautista, 6.7 miles northeast of Prunedale and 10 miles west of Hollister, 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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