HUMBOLDT COUNTY, California– A preliminary 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck Sunday in Humboldt County in northern California US Geological Survey.
The quake struck at 10:35 a.m. and was centered about 15 km southeast of Rio Dell. The quake had a depth of 17 miles (27.8 km), the USGS said.
This comes nearly two weeks after a large 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck Humboldt County in northern California that killed two people, injured about a dozen people and caused widespread damage.
So far there have been no reports of major damage or injuries.
But State Route 211 in Fernbridge, Humboldt County, is closed as they check for damage, Caltrans said. “The bridge is closed while we conduct safety inspections following the earthquake this New Year’s Day.”
Humboldt County 2nd District Superintendent Michelle Bushnell told sister station KGO-TV news anchor Liz Kreutz that Rio Dell’s power was out again.
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