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Earthquake: Magnitude 3.4 quakes felt near Ukiah, Calif.

Magnitude 3.4 earthquakes were reported Monday morning near Ukiah, Calif.
(U.S. Geological Survey)

A magnitude 3.4 earthquake was reported at 7:15 a.m. Monday 47 miles from Ukiah, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake occurred 62 miles from Red Bluff, Calif., 62 miles from Fortuna, Calif., 66 miles from Redding, Calif., and 68 miles from Anderson, Calif.

At 8:36 a.m. another magnitude 3.4 earthquake was reported in almost the exact same spot, this one 48 miles from Ukiah, according to the USGS.

In the last 10 days before Monday, there have been no earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

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An average of 234 earthquakes with magnitudes of 3.0 to 4.0 occur each year in California and Nevada, according to a recent three-year data sample.

The initial earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.6 miles; the second one was at a depth of 3.7 miles. Did you feel these earthquakes? Consider reporting what you felt to the USGS.

Even if you didn’t feel these small earthquakes, you never know when the Big One is going to strike. Ready yourself by following our five-step earthquake preparedness guide and building your own emergency kit.

This story was automatically generated by Quakebot, a computer application that monitors the latest earthquakes detected by the USGS. A Times editor reviewed the post before it was published. If you’re interested in learning more about the system, visit our list of frequently asked questions.


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