A magnitude-4.8 earthquake was reported at 9:27 a.m. Sunday 36 miles from Fortuna, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The earthquake occurred 39 miles from Eureka, Calif., 43 miles from Myrtletown, Calif., 46 miles from Arcata, Calif., and 50 miles from McKinleyville, Calif..
In the last 10 days, there have been two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.
An average of 25 earthquakes with magnitudes of 4.0 to 5.0 occur each year in California and Nevada, according to a recent three-year data sample.
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