HOLLISTER (CBS SF) — A magnitude 3.7 earthquake struck San Benito County Thursday morning, as the region marks 30 years since the devastating Loma Prieta Earthquake.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake struck at 7:54 a.m. along the San Andreas Fault about 16 miles southeast of Hollister and about 10 miles northwest of Pinnacles National Park.READ MORE: Family Holds Vigil, Seeks Accountability From Alameda Police Following In-Custody Death Of Mario Gonzalez
There are no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
Thursday’s earthquake follows significant earthquakes that have struck the region in recent days, including a magnitude 4.7 that struck nearby in Tres Pinos on Tuesday, and a magnitude 4.5 earthquake that struck in Pleasant Hill on Monday night.
One of the worst natural disasters to ever strike the Bay Area, the Loma Prieta earthquake that struck at 5:04 p.m. on October 17, 1989 killed 63 people, injured nearly 4,000 others and caused widespread damage.READ MORE: COVID Vaccines: Santa Clara Set To Deliver 1 Millionth Dose Amid Supply Influx - 'Something To Celebrate'
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