Powerful 6.9 earthquake strikes off the coast of Northern California

Earthquake Map From USGS.gov
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Updated: 3/09 11:11 pm

EUREKA, Calif. (AP) — Officials: Powerful 6.9 earthquake strikes off the coast of Northern California.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the temblor struck at 9:18 p.m. PDT about four miles beneath the Pacific seabed.

Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has issued a statement on the quake, but not a watch or an advisory, they say there is no tsunami danger from the quake.

Distance from Epicenter:
77km (48mi) WNW of Ferndale, California
81km (50mi) W of Eureka, California
85km (53mi) WNW of Fortuna, California
87km (54mi) W of McKinleyville, California
398km (247mi) NW of Sacramento, California

 

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