5.four magnitude earthquake strikes Northern California and 'felt more violent' than the old quake, reputable says - CNN

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An earthquake struck Northern California Sunday morning for the 2nd time in below a two-week span, in accordance with the USA Geological Survey.

The 5.four magnitude earthquake took place about 30 miles south of Eureka and turned into centered about 9 miles southeast of Rio Dell, the USGS noted. The earthquake changed into a shallow one, occurring at a depth of about 17.three miles, in line with preliminary assistance from the company.

Rio Dell Mayor Debra Garnes stated the quake shook her condo.

"It became crazy. The earthquake felt greater violent this time," Garnes informed CNN. "It became shorter, but extra violent. My fridge moved two feet. issues got here out of the fridge. There's a crack in my wall from the violence of it."

Garnes talked about a neighbor's apartment additionally had a crack in the wall from the quake.

here is the second earthquake to strike the Northern California vicinity in below a month. A 6.4 earthquake that shook the area on December 20 left two americans dead. Garnes talked about 27 buildings had been red-tagged – meaning they had been hazardous because of damage – and 73 homes yellow-tagged in Rio Dell from that quake.

"we are form of beginning over – we had moved from our response to restoration, and now we're really in both," Garnes informed CNN's Pamela Brown Sunday. "We must be returned in response since the southern end of town actually took it complicated this time."

The mayor observed 30% of the city's water is shut down and the city misplaced "pockets" of energy. there's a 35-foot crack in one of town's main roads, she pointed out.

Some buildings and constructions that had been damaged in the December quake had been damaged more Sunday and some may also must be torn down, Garnes pointed out.

however the mayor spoke of there has been a "huge response from the group," within the variety of state and local agencies as well as help from neighboring cities.

"literally every person is making an attempt their greatest to help us get via this," Garnes mentioned.

As of Sunday morning, the USGS pointed out the newest quake is a green pager, indicating there have been no estimated fatalities and extremely low estimated economic losses.

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