The earthquake occurred near Fortuna, California, according to the USGS
A Earthquake with a magnitude of 3.2 shook the Humboldt County area of California, the US Geological Survey said.
The nearly 11-mile-deep earthquake struck about 2 miles from Fortuna at 2:28 a.m. Friday, Jan. 27, according to the USGS.
According to the agency, more than 250 people from as far away as Eureka and Redcrest reported feeling the shivers.
The earthquake was the latest in a series of recent aftershocks that have rocked the state.
A Earthquake with a magnitude of 3.7 hit Northern California on Monday, January 23, while a Earthquake with a magnitude of 4.2 On Wednesday, January 25, an area of Southern California thundered, according to McClatchy News.
Greatness measures released energy at the source of the earthquake, according to the US Geological Survey. It replaces the old Richter scale.
Earthquakes with a magnitude of 2.5 to 5.4 is often felt but rarely cause much damage, according to Michigan Tech. Earthquakes below magnitude 2.5 are rarely felt by most people.
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