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Earthquake: 3.9 quake strikes near Willits in Northern California

Earthquake: 3.9 quake strikes near Willits in Northern California
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Saturday morning's quake near Willits, Calif.. (Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 3.9 earthquake was reported Saturday morning nine miles southwest of Willits in Northern California's Mendocino County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:45 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 1.9 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 19 miles northwest of Ukiah and 118 miles northwest of Sacramento.

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In the past 10 days, there have been no earthquakes magnitude 3.0 and 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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