3.9 quake strikes near Gilroy

A map shows the approximate location of the epicenter of Monday morning's quake near Gilroy, Calif. (Bing Maps / December 2, 2013)

A shallow magnitude 3.9 earthquake was reported Monday morning four miles from Gilroy, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 2:05 a.m. PST at a depth of 3.7 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was nine miles from Hollister and 11 miles from Watsonville.

In the past 10 days, there have been no earthquakes 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.

Read more about Southern California earthquakes.

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