3.3 earthquake hits near Fortuna

A magnitude 3.3 earthquake shook the North Coast on Saturday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake hit 4 miles east-southeast of Fortuna at 4:27 p.m., and it had a depth of about 11.4 miles.

Eighteen people in Ferndale and as far north as Blue Lake reported to the USGS website that they felt weak to light shaking.

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