Earthquake: 3.8 quake strikes in Northern California

Earthquake: 3.8 quake strikes near Pine Hills, Calif.
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Tuesday morning’s quake near Pine Hills, Calif.
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A shallow magnitude 3.8 earthquake was reported Tuesday morning 10 miles from Pine Hills, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 10:19 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 12.4 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 11 miles from Bayside, Calif., 12 miles from Fortuna, Calif., and 13 miles from Eureka, Calif.

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.


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