A shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Friday evening 16 miles from Capetown, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake occurred at 7:38 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 11.8 miles.

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According to the USGS, the epicenter was 30 miles from Fortuna, 40 miles from Eureka and 45 miles from Bayside, Calif.

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Advertisement In the last 10 days, there have been no earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

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This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service and this post was created by an algorithm written by the author.

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