Earthquake: 4.4-magnitude quake reported near Santa Rosa

A map shows the approximate epicenter for an earthquake near Santa Rosa, Calif.

A magnitude 4.4 earthquake was reported Tuesday at 6:39 p.m. Pacific time less than a mile from Santa Rosa, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake occurred five miles from Windsor, Calif., seven miles from Rohnert Park, Calif., 11 miles from Healdsburg, Calif., and 13 miles from Petaluma, Calif..

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.

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.6 miles. Did you feel this earthquake? Consider reporting what you felt to the USGS.

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June 9, 2021

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