A very shallow M5.8 earthquake struck off the coast of Northern California at 08:39 PST on January 25, 2018 at a depth of 5 km (3.1 miles). EMSC is reporting the quake’s epicenter at a depth of 2 km (1.2 miles). The epicenter was located 164.2 km (102 miles) W of Capetown, 182.5 km (113.4 miles) W of Fortuna (population 11 926), and 185.1 km (115 miles) WSW of Eureka (population 27 191), California. The quake was followed by another very shallow M5.0 aftershock at 09:24 PST. Some 2,033,000 people are estimated to have felt weak shaking. A tsunami is not expected.
Yes, the Ring of Fire is going out of control!