5.1 Earthquake Rocks Northern California

M5.1 – 105km W of Ferndale, California.Screen Shot 2012 07 20 at 7.19.08 PM 5.1 Earthquake Rocks Northern California

Event Time
2012-07-21 01:51:59 UTC
2012-07-20 17:51:59 UTC-08:00 at epicenter
2012-07-20 18:51:59 UTC-07:00 system time
Nearby Cities
105km (65mi) W of Ferndale, California
114km (71mi) W of Fortuna, California
120km (75mi) WSW of Eureka, California
129km (80mi) WSW of Arcata, California
399km (248mi) WNW of Sacramento, California


Magnitude 5.5
  • Monday, February 13, 2012 at 21:07:02 UTC
  • Monday, February 13, 2012 at 01:07:02 PM at epicenter
Location 41.153°N, 123.817°W
Depth 32.9 km (20.4 miles)
  • 10 km (6 miles) WSW (247°) from Weitchpec, CA
  • 28 km (17 miles) ENE (63°) from Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
  • 29 km (18 miles) ENE (70°) from Trinidad, CA
  • 50 km (31 miles) NE (36°) from Eureka, CA
  • 352 km (218 miles) NW (326°) from Sacramento, CA
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 0.3 km (0.2 miles); depth +/- 0.8 km (0.5 miles)
Parameters Nph= 62, Dmin=17 km, Rmss=0.17 sec, Gp= 72°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=5
  • California Integrated Seismic Net:

Schwarzenegger Votes Gets Sticker

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Alyssa Milano Gets Restraining Order on Stalker

Actress Alyssa Milano was finally granted a restraining order on her stalker.

milano 227x300 Alyssa Milano Gets Restraining Order on Stalker

Associated Press reports Milano said the stalker has repeatedly tried to contact her and has showed up at her home unannounced. The stalker man, by the name of Jeff Turner, had hiked miles to try to meet her and repeatedly called to get access to an event where she was appearing. Granted by a judge in Ventura County California, Milano got three-year restraining order on stalker man Jeff Turner, who lives in Northern California.

Maybe if she would have signed some autographs and took some photos with the guy; maybe he would have left her alone.