(KTXL) — An earthquake struck near Rio Dell in Humboldt County at 10:35 a.m. on Sunday morning, the United States Geological Survey reported.
According to the USGS, the earthquake had a magnitude of 5.4 and a depth of over 17 miles. The earthquake hit around 9 miles northwest of Rio Dell.
This earthquake comes almost two weeks after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit just outside the city of Ferndale in Humboldt County on Tuesday, Dec. 20.
The previous earthquake caused much damage to homes, roadways and businesses in Humboldt County.