Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Rio Dell, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Wednesday afternoon 20 miles from Rio Dell, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 1:11 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 13.0 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 24 miles from Fortuna, Calif., 37 miles from Eureka, Calif. and 42 miles from Bayside, Calif.

In the last 10 days, there have been two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or 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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