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Earthquake: Magnitude 3.0 quake strikes near Hollister, Calif.

Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Tres Pinos, Calif.
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Saturday morning’s magnitude 3.0 earthquake near Hollister, Calif.
(Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Saturday morning six miles from Hollister, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 3:28 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 4.3 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 18 miles from Gilroy and 24 miles from Salinas.

In the last 10 days, there have been no earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service and this post was created by an algorithm written by the author.

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