HOLLISTER (KPIX 5) — A magnitude 3.8 earthquake struck San Benito County early Friday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The USGS reports the earthquake struck at 6:29 a.m. near the community of Tres Pinos, about 6 miles south of Hollister.
While the quake was mostly felt in the Santa Cruz, Monterey and Salinas areas, visitors to the USGS website from as far away as the South Bay and Peninsula said they felt the shaking.
There are no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
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Strong earthquakes with an epicenter off the coast can trigger tsunamis, depending on the size and type of the fault movement. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center tracks earthquake data for the West Coast.
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