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Earthquake: 3.3 quake strikes near Rio Dell, Calif.

Earthquake: 3.3 quake strikes near Rio Dell, Calif.
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Thursday evening's quake near Rio Dell, Calif. (Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Thursday evening seven miles from Rio Dell, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:07 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 13.7 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 12 miles from Fortuna, 23 miles from Eureka and 24 miles from Bayside.

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

This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service and this post was created by an algorithm written by the author.

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