A 4.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Fortuna, just 16 miles south of Eureka, at 11:16 am Sunday, sending a jolt through Humboldt County and the greater Northern California region.
The earthquake was registered by the USGS and documented on Twitter:
?#Earthquake (#sismo) M4.2 occurred 16 mi S of #Eureka (#California) 10 min ago (local time 11:16:23). More info at:— EMSC (@LastQuake) October 23, 2022
The earthquake was felt by locals along the North Coast, but there is currently no damage being reported in the incident. We will continue to update the situation as more information is made available.