A cluster of earthquakes around the world hit just before the third anniversary of the devastating 9.0 Kobe earthquake that set off a tsunami causing widespread destruction and triggering a nuclear meltdown in 2011.
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 beloved priest who was killed in the Humboldt County city of Eureka was beaten to death with a wooden stake and a metal gutter pipe, his autopsy shows.
Police have found their man, 43-year-old Gary Lee Bullock of Redway, suspected in the killing of priest and professor Rev. Eric Freed, whose body was discovered in the rectory of St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Eureka on New Year’s Day.
Police identify a suspect in the killing of a respected priest and educator who was found dead in a church rectory in Northern California.
A Eureka priest who failed to show up to morning mass was found dead inside his own church on New Year’s Day.
A magnitude-4.2 undersea earthquake has jiggled communities along California’s far north coast.
A moderate offshore earthquake gave a jolt to cities in far Northern California, but there are no reports of damages or injuries.