6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Northern California

Posted December 21, 2021, under Blog

On Monday, a 6.2 magnitude earthquake occurred off of the coast of Northern California near Humboldt County. The shaker was felt as far away as San Francisco and Chico, California.

“It was slow rolling at first, but then it really got going,” Humboldt County Sheriff William Honsal said about the earthquake. “We haven’t had a shake like this since 2010.”

While there have been some reports of damage – namely broken glass – there’s still no word of any serious injuries or major destruction.

Local grocery stores near the epicenter of the quake experienced fallen food and broken wine bottles.  One store owner said he was “shocked” at how long the shaking lasted for.

Those who have signed up for California’s early earthquake warning system successfully received alerts to their phones about the quake, getting notifications about 10-15 seconds before the shaking occurred.

While there have been several aftershocks, a tsunami warning has not been issued at this time.

Now, more than ever, it’s important to be proactive about earthquake preparation and safety.

If you think your home is in need of foundation repair, foundation replacement and/or earthquake retrofitting, contact Julian Construction today and we will send one of our foundation specialists out to conduct a free, thorough inspection with a quote for repair.

We have extensive experience serving our Los Angeles community and nearby regions. In fact, Julian Construction has inspected over 30,000 structures in the area!

Julian Construction was formed in 1994 and our focus has always been on building foundations, doing foundation repair and replacement, earthquake retrofitting, and house leveling.

When you work with Julian Construction, you get the principles of the company and the workers of Julian Construction under your home.

And in order to keep foundation repair affordable for our customers, we offer a price guarantee — because we know our quote for repair will represent your very best value.

Give us a call at (323) 733-3377 to schedule your free inspection or complete the inspection request form.

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