Magnitude 6.5 earthquake hits off Northern California coast – Los Angeles Times

A powerful magnitude 6.5 earthquake rocked the Northern California coast Thursday morning.

The quake occurred about 100 miles off the coast of Eureka, near the Oregon border, at about 6:50 a.m. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

The quake was about 6.2 miles deep, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, which issued no tsunami warnings in connection with the temblor.

According to USGS mapping, the quake, while strong, did not produce violent shaking on land.


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