Magnitude 4.3 quake strikes in remote Calif. redwoods wilderness – SFGATE

A magnitude 4.3 earthquake hit in a remote area of Northern California early Thursday.
A magnitude 4.3 earthquake shook Humboldt County early Thursday morning, striking within the Six Rivers National Forest about 62 miles southwest of Redding, according to the US Geological Survey.
The earthquake struck at a depth of 20 miles at 12:55 a.m. in a remote wilderness of redwood trees. Two of the “larger” closest towns to the epicenter are Hayfork (pop. 2,300) and Redway (pop. 1,300). The epicenter is  22.6 miles southwest of Hayfork and 22.6 miles northeast of Redway. 
Shaking was reported as far south as the Humboldt and Mendocino county lines and as far north as Arcata, the USGS said
More information on this earthquake is available on the USGS event page. See the latest USGS quake alerts, report feeling earthquake activity and tour interactive fault maps in SFGATE’s earthquake section.
Amy Graff is the news editor for SFGATE. She was born and raised in the Bay Area and got her start in news at the Daily Californian newspaper at UC Berkeley where she majored in English literature. She has been with SFGATE for more than 10 years. You can email her at [email protected]

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