Magnitude 4.1 earthquake reported in Northern California
A magnitude 4.1 earthquake was reported Saturday at 11:33 a.m. Pacific time four miles from Fortuna, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The earthquake occurred 14 miles from Eureka, Calif., 15 miles from Arcata, Calif., 23 miles from McKinleyville, Calif., and 82 miles from Redding.
On Tuesday a magnitude 6.4 earthquake jolted Humboldt County, leaving at least two people dead, tens of thousands without power and widespread damage in its aftermath.
In the last 10 days, there have been 32 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 12.7 miles. Did you feel this earthquake? Consider reporting what you felt to the USGS.
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