Earthquake: 4.1 quake strikes near Ferndale, Calif.

Earthquake: 4.1 quake strikes near Ferndale, California
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Monday afternoon’s quake near Ferndale, California.
(Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 4.1 earthquake was reported Monday afternoon 16 miles from Ferndale, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 4:54 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time at a depth of 11.2 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 21 miles from Fortuna, Calif., 33 miles from Eureka, Calif., 37 miles from Bayside, Calif., and 197 miles from Sacramento.

In the last 10 days, there have been two earthquakes magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby.

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