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Earthquake Strikes Northern California

There were no reports of damage and the quake was felt in Humboldt County.

Posted: Jan 25, 2018 10:32 AM

EUREKA, Calif. (AP) - A 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck 100 miles (164 kilometers) off the coast of Northern California on Thursday morning. There were no immediate reports of damage.


The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake in the Pacific Ocean was centered about 100 miles (164 kilometers) west of Capetown, California.

The USGS reported that it struck at 8:39 a.m. at a depth of 3 miles (5 kilometers).

The Ferndale Enterprise reported on Twitter the rolling quake was felt in Ferndale, a city in Humboldt County that has many well-preserved Victorian homes.

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