LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A Northern California earthquake today 2012 was felt in sections of Oregon. The California earthquake today May 2, 2012 struck close to Eureka, Fortuna and Mt. Shasta, and could be felt in southern sections of Oregon. No reports of injuries have yet to be documented by local news.
A moderate and shallow earthquake struck Northern California moments ago. USGS reports to news that a 3.2 magnitude earthquake with no depth struck at 4:43 AM PST today. The quake was off the coast of California. But USGS indicates to news that the quake struck roughly at ocean level.
The quake was only thirty-seven miles west of Petrolia. It struck forty miles west of Ferndale, USGS tells news, and forty-six miles west of Fortuna. The quake could be felt in Eureka, roughly fifty miles west. The earthquake was approximately two hundred miles northwest of Sacramento.
Mapping puts the quake south of Crescent City, Grants Pass and Medford. It was also west of Mt Shasta, Redding and Burney. No reports of damage have yet to be detailed by local news.
This is the second quake to strike Eureka in just seven days. On April 27, a 3.3 magnitude quake struck the same region. USGS detailed to news that the April quake was thirty-six miles west of Petrolia.
The April quake also was centered forty miles southwest of Ferndale and forty-six miles from Fortuna. It was only fifty-one miles from Eureka and two-hundred twenty-five miles north of Sacramento. That quake also struck in the predawn morning hours, and with no depth.