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4.0 earthquake reported near Healdsburg, Calif.

Map shows the location of an earthquake in California.
The quake was reported at 11:50 a.m. eight miles from the Northern California city of Healdsburg.
(U.S. Geological Survey)

A magnitude-4.0 earthquake was reported Monday at 11:50 a.m. eight miles from Healdsburg, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake occurred 10 miles from Windsor, 14 miles from Santa Rosa, 15 miles from Clearlake and 24 miles from Rohnert Park.

In the last 10 days, there has been one earthquake of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

An average of 25 earthquakes with magnitudes of 4.0 to 5.0 occur each year in California and Nevada, according to a recent three-year data sample.

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The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.7 miles. Did you feel this earthquake? Consider reporting what you felt to the USGS.

Find out what to do before, and during, an earthquake near you by reading our five-step earthquake preparedness guide.

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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