Thursday, December 08, 2016

6.5-magnitude earthquake off the coast of California (local time: 06:49, Depth 10 km)

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake shook the ocean floor about 100 miles off the northern California coast Thursday morning, the US Geological Survey said.

The quake, centered about 102 miles west of Ferndale, California, happened around 6:50 a.m. PT and is believed to have caused weak or light shaking in parts of northern California, including as far south as San Francisco, the USGS said.
There is no tsunami threat from the quake, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.
Magnitude Mw 6.5
Date time 2016-12-08 14:49:47.4 UTC
Location 40.50 N ; 126.21 W
Depth 10 km
458 km NW of Sacramento, United States / pop: 467,000 / local time: 06:49:47.4 2016-12-08
176 km W of Eureka, United States / pop: 27,200 / local time: 06:49:47.4 2016-12-08
165 km W of Ferndale, United States / pop: 1,400 / local time: 06:49:47.4 2016-12-08

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