5.4 magnitude earthquake strikes Northern California and ‘felt extra violent’ than the earlier quake, official says

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A second earthquake in lower than two weeks struck northern California on Sunday morning, in line with the US Geological Survey.

The magnitude 5.4 quake occurred about 30 miles south of Eureka and had an epicenter about 9 miles southeast of Riodel, the USGS stated. Preliminary info from officers stated the quake was shallow, occurring at a depth of about 17.3 miles.

Rio Del Mayor Debra Garness stated the earthquake shook her dwelling.

“It was loopy. This time the quake was stronger,” Garness instructed CNN. “It was quick, nevertheless it was extra violent. My fridge he moved two ft. Issues got here out of the fridge. The violence cracked the wall.”

Mr Garness stated his neighbor’s home additionally had cracks within the partitions from the quake.

That is the second earthquake to hit the Northern California space in lower than a month. Two folks have been killed within the magnitude-6.4 earthquake that rocked the area on December 20. Twenty-seven properties have been tagged pink, which means they have been unsafe for harm, and 73 properties have been tagged yellow in Riodelle from the quake, Garnes stated. rice area.

As of Sunday morning, the USGS stated the newest quake was a inexperienced pager, indicating no estimated deaths and really low estimated financial losses.

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