Earthquake Location in Large Yellow-USGS
It is believed that the quake may have occurred along the Russ fault. It occurred at a depth of 7.6 km (4.7 miles)
According to the USGS the the quake occurred:
33 km (20 miles) WNW (288°) from Ferndale, CA
37 km (23 miles) W (259°) from Humboldt Hill, CA
39 km (24 miles) WSW (254°) from Bayview, CA
42 km (26 miles) WSW (251°) from Eureka, CA
359 km (223 miles) NW (312°) from Sacramento, CA
A 3.8 quake struck at 4:48 p.m. and was followed by a 3.5 magnitude tremor just 2 minutes later.
At 5:06 p.m., a 3.6 magnitude aftershock shook the same general area, followed by another 3.0 magnitude tremor at 5:48 p.m. according to the USGS reports.
No injuries or fires have been reported from Ferndale. Some damage to the City Hall has been reported. The Los Angeles Times reported the initial jolt was felt as far away as San Francisco.USGS geophysicist Richard Buckmaster said the quake was felt as far south as Capitola in central California, and as far north as Tiller in central Oregon.