SAN JOSE (BCN) — A 2.8-magnitude earthquake rattled an area just north of Morgan Hill Sunday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The temblor struck at about 1:05 a.m. and was centered five miles north of Morgan Hill and 17 miles southeast of San Jose City Hall, the USGS said.

The USGS measured the quake’s depth to reach 1.1 miles.

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  1. jits408 says:

    the scary thing is MORGAN HILL built alot of homes right below the ANDERSON DAM and a fault line is right next to it so a big enough quake will put MOHILL under water…