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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. 

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Chico
Scattered Clouds
73° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 73°
Oroville
Clear
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Hi: 75° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 71°
Paradise
Scattered Clouds
73° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 73°
Chester
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 37°
Feels Like: 63°
Red Bluff
Clear
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Hi: 78° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 76°
Willows
Scattered Clouds
73° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 73°
One more warm day on Monday then cooler weather ahead with some clouds and mountain showers possible. Also high fire danger this week.
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