Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Eureka

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Saturday afternoon 20 miles from Rio Dell, Calif., south of Eureka, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 12:07 p.m. PST at a depth of 12.4 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 24 miles from Fortuna, Calif.; 36 miles from Eureka; 41 miles from Bayside, Calif.; and 194 miles from Sacramento, California.

In the last 10 days, there have been no earthquakes magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby.

This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service and this post was created by an algorithm written by the author.

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