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Small quake rattles part of Santa Clara County

2.6-magnitude temblor hits east of Gilroy

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.6 struck early Tuesday morning (Jan. 25) in Santa Clara County.

At 2:51 a.m., the quake shook an area near Gilroy, according to the USGS, and had a depth of 5 miles. The epicenter was located 6 miles east of Gilroy and 12 miles southeast of Morgan Hill, according to the USGS.

— Bay City News Service

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