6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Northern California coast

A still image from the ABC7 Quake Cam captures a 6.9-magnitude earthquake that hit the coast of Northern California 50 miles west of Eureka Sunday, March 9, 2014.KABC 7 News – March 9, 2014

EUREKA, CALIF. (KABC) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9 struck off the coast of Northern California Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The temblor struck about 50 miles west of Eureka in Humboldt County at 10:18 p.m. It had a depth of 4.3 miles.  

No tsunami warnings were expected. It was followed by about a half-dozen aftershocks, including one of magnitude 4.6.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, according to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department.

People reported feeling the temblor in Crescent City, Redding and the Bay Area.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.


2 thoughts on “6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Northern California coast

  1. Oh yes Funny Farmer, it wouldn`t suprise me at all if they were doing under water demolition/explosions to create fractures in the oceans floor so that on day the whole west coast will just slide into the ocean all at once ane then that will take careof a lot of those people that he NWO want to eliminate all at once. Just look at all the people that would be killed and they would blame it on a earth quake.
    Ha, I remember hearing years ago about how one day in the near future that the whole west coast is going to just slide into the ocean.

  2. As someone who monitors earthquakes at least daily I dont agree with you. I would love to see evidence that “As most earthquakes usually occur as land based events. ”
    I can agree that the land based ones make the news more often. As for the rest of your statement IMO you sound crazy. Perhaps you just like hearing yourself type.

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