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.

Map of magnitude 3.9 earthquake near Hollister on October 5, 2018. (CBS)

Map of magnitude 3.9 earthquake near Hollister on October 5, 2018. (CBS)

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.

COMPLETE QUAKE COVERAGE: CBS San Francisco Earthquake Resource Center

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DID YOU FEEL IT?: USGS Shake Map For Northern California
LIVE QUAKE MAP: Track Real-Time Hot Spots
BAY AREA FAULTS: Interactive Map Of Local Faults

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.

status low Early Morning Magnitude 3.8 Earthquake Strikes Near Hollister
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