Earthquakes Rattle Humboldt County

A series of earthquakes have been hitting Humboldt County with tremors hitting late Saturday night into Sunday night.

Posted: Feb 4, 2019 11:32 AM

HUMBOLDT COUNTY, Calif. - A series of earthquakes have been hitting Humboldt County with tremors hitting late Saturday night into Sunday night.

The U.S. Geological Survey said five earthquakes hit just off the coast of Petrolia which is about 10 miles south of Cape Mendocino. 

The series of quakes started with a 2.8 magnitude earthquake at 4 a.m. on Sunday. 

The biggest so far was a 4.7 magnitude quake that hit Sunday night at 10 p.m. 

Chico
Clear
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Hi: 83° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 75°
Oroville
Clear
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Hi: 81° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 75°
Paradise
Clear
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Hi: 73° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 75°
Chester
Partly Cloudy
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Hi: 64° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 76°
Red Bluff
Clear
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Hi: 79° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 76°
Willows
Clear
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Hi: 84° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 75°
Although we're a little cooler in northern California today, the wind is already blowing and our weather will get hotter and windier this weekend. A Red Flag Warning will be in effect for our area tonight through Monday evening.
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