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.READ MORE: UPDATE: Cal Fire Crews Reach 80% Containment on Fremont Fire Near Napa-Sonoma County Line
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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