Homeowners in the Eureka area of California are shaken after a magnitude-4.1 earthquake.
Two earthquakes shook California’s far northern coast region early Monday. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a magnitude-4.8 earthquake struck 33.7 miles south of Eureka at 3:20 a.m.
Shortly after, homes near Humboldt County were rattled by a magnitude-4.1 earthquake that struck on Monday, October 16, 2023, at 3:31 a.m. Pacific Time.
The shaking was felt in Indiana, Eureka, Fortuna, Arcata, Bayside, McKinleyville, Rio Dell, and Westhaven-Moonstone.
Reports from this earthquake
“I felt a jolt and slight shaking. It scared me.”
“10 minutes before a stronger earthquake hit which lasted 10 seconds. This one felt like 4 strong sideways jolts within 1 second, maybe 2. Felt stronger than the 4.8 minutes ago.”
Did you know that your homeowner insurance policy does not cover 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.
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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