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Magnitude 4.1 earthquake hits near Ukiah, Calif.

Map of the area where a magnitude 4.1 earthquake was reported near Ukiah.
A map of the area where a magnitude 4.1 earthquake was reported Wednesday at 5:24 p.m. The epicenter was 51 miles from Ukiah.
(Quakebot)

A magnitude 4.1 earthquake was reported Wednesday afternoon at 5:24 p.m. 51 miles from Ukiah, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake occurred 58 miles from Fortuna, 64 miles from Red Bluff, 66 miles from Redding and 67 miles from Arcata.

In the past 10 days, there have been two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

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

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Drop, cover and hold on is the best advice for what to do during an earthquake. Know how you’ll react so you can stay calm and act quickly when the shaking begins.

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.1 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 signing up for our Unshaken newsletter, which breaks down emergency preparedness into bite-sized steps over six weeks. Learn more about earthquake kits, which apps you need, Lucy Jones’ most important advice and more at latimes.com/Unshaken.

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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