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Magnitude 4.9 earthquake near Gilroy, CA

Information from UCB & USGS Menlo Park
Date & Time (Local): 2002/05/13
10:00:29 pm (PDT)
Date & Time (UTC): 2002/05/14
05:00:29 (UTC)
Location: 5 km (3 miles) SW of Gilroy, CA
36.967, -121.600
Depth (km): 7.6
ML: 5.2
MW: 4.9
Fault Zone: San Andreas System, Castro fault

This earthquake was reported to be felt lightly throughout the Bay Area, with the reports of strongest shaking near Gilroy and Hollister. It was located on one of the faults in the San Andreas Fault System. More information will be added as it becomes available.

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