E.ight tiny quakes shoot Santa Clara County over the last week, with the largest one hitting six miles from Morgan Hill and San Martin and 10 miles from Gilroy at 1:46 p.m., Tuesday.
The South County area saw three additional quakes, but none came close to topping Tuesday's 2.2 tremor, according to the U.S. Geological Survey website.
A tremor registering in at 1.2 on the Richter scale hit Gilroy Saturday morning, and another quake registering at 1.2 sent ripples through the Morgan Hill area at 10:29 p.m. the night before.
On Sunday, April 15, a 1.0 temblor struck 10 miles north of Morgan Hill at 10:45 a.m.
The closest quake to hit near Campbell, Los Gatos and Cupertino came from Los Altos, which had a whopping 1.7 tremor hit Thursday at 4:32 p.m. A 1.4 quake struck three miles south of Los Altos and four miles west of Cupertino that same day at 9:52 a.m.
On Tuesday, two quakes registering in at 1.3 hit three miles from both Los Altos and Cupertino and occurred just a few hours apart.