Preliminary 5.8M Earthquake Off Coast of Eureka

No injuries were reported


A preliminary 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck 65 miles off the coast of Eureka, California, around 8 p.m. Sunday, according to the United States Geological Survey.

Although the quake was pretty far off shore, people in Northern California felt it. A video posted on Twitter shows a ceiling light shaking.

There is no threat of a tsunami, USGS geophysicist Jessica Turner said.

No injuries or damage have been reported.

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