One of the largest earthquakes to hit California in decades rattled the state’s northern coast, but its depth and distance from shore reduced the impact on land, where there were no reports of injuries or damage, scientists and authorities said on Monday.
Dozens of aftershocks, the strongest registering 4.6, continue to rattle Northern California and the Eureka coast following a powerful 6.9 quake offshore just after 9 p.m. Sunday night.
A strong 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck off the Northern California coast Sunday night, with strong shaking felt hundreds of miles away, but no reports of damage, and no risk of a tsunami reported.
A 8.6-magnitude earthquake in the Indian Ocean this spring had a far reaching impact seismologists once considered unlikely, triggering aftershocks off the coasts of Oregon, Baja California, and Southern Mexico.
A 3.0-magnitude earthquake struck Sunday morning about 65 miles south of San Jose near the Monterey-San Benito County border, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
A 3.6-magnitude earthquake rattled the Bay Area for the second time in as many days Wednesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
U.S. officials say a 7.4-magnitude earthquake off the coast of Japan Thursday was not expected to create a tsunami threat in Hawaii or the West Coast.
The U.S. Geological Survey reported another pair of magnitude 3.0 and larger earthquakes struck Wednesday evening near Monterey County, less than a day after a 4.5-magnitude tremor and numerous aftershocks rattled the region.