A Mild Earthquake of 3.4 Magnitude Occurred in Northern California

On Thursday night, there was a small earthquake in Northern California. It measured 3.4 on the earthquake scale and was reported by the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

The earthquake originated near The Geysers geothermal field, near Cobb in Lake County.

Magnitude 3.4 earthquake shakes parts of Northern California overnight; No major damage reported:

Details of the Earthquake

The epicenter of the earthquake was about 4 miles east of Cobb. The earthquake happened about 11:10 p.m. local time, nearly a mile below the surface, according to the USGS.

Residents in the area felt the tremors, but there had been no reports of severe damage or destruction as of 11:30 p.m.

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No Big Damage

This reminds us that earthquakes happen a lot in California. People living near The Geysers might have felt the shaking, but nothing big got broken. Earthquakes, happen quite often here.

Officials want people to know what to do if another earthquake happens. They say it’s important to be ready, especially in places where earthquakes happen more.

This small shaking near Cobb shows how the ground moves regularly in this part of California. But don’t worry, nothing serious happened this time, which should make people feel better after this nighttime earthquake.

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