Earthquake Today in California, Off the Coast of Fortuna, Eureka, Arcata

By Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
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Zachary Stieber covers U.S. news and stories relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. He is based in Maryland.
January 22, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

An earthquake hit today in California about 50 miles off the coast of Ferndale and Fortuna.

The 4.7 magnitude quake was also 60 miles west-southwest of Eureka and 66 miles west-southwest of Arcata.

The quake was also 237 miles northwest of Sacramento.

It hit at a relatively shallow depth of 1.6 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Service. 

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Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. news and stories relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. He is based in Maryland.