Homeowners in Humboldt County, California, are shaken after the magnitude-5.4 earthquake.
NorCal was rattled to begin the New Year with a magnitude-5.4 earthquake that struck southeast of Rio Dell on Sunday, January 1, 2022, at 10:35 AM Pacific Time.
The strongest shaking was felt in Humboldt County, including places like Arcata, Bayside, Eureka, Fortuna, Hydesville, McKinleyville, Redcrest, and Redding.
Nearly two weeks after a magnitude-6.4 earthquake hit Humboldt County, they experienced another magnitude-5.4 earthquake on Sunday. This earthquake caused another power outage leaving close to 5,000 people without power, according to the PG&E power map.
Humboldt County is in a region with a long history of large earthquakes, including a magnitude of 7.0 in 1980, a 6.8 in 2014, and a magnitude-6.2 earthquake on Monday, December 20, 2021.
Did you know that your homeowner insurance policy does not provide coverage for earthquake damage?
If you own a home in California, consider how an earthquake can instantly wipe out your hard-earned equity. According to a recent three-year data sample, an average of five earthquakes with magnitudes between 5.0 and 6.0 occur yearly in California.
The probability of an earthquake measuring magnitude 6.7 in the next 30 years is 60% in the Los Angeles area and 72% in the San Francisco Bay Area.
The earthquake in Rio Dell served as a reminder for those who do not have earthquake insurance to look for coverage as soon as possible. Earthquakes happen randomly; stay prepared and protect your home/valuables before it is too late.
If you experience a total loss in an earthquake, can you afford to rebuild, replace your belongings, find another place to live, and pay off your existing loans?
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