The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.5 earthquake has struck in the Pacific Ocean near Eureka.
Across much of Northern and Central California there has been little if any rain this month, and monthly totals will wind up at or near long-term records.
A earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 4.3 struck off the coast of Eureka, California, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.
A shallow undersea earthquake hit off the coast of Northern California Thursday.
Police in Eureka say a man robbed a gas station only to return hours later to give the money back and apologize.
An offshore earthquake with a magnitude of 4.1 shook the California North Coast region near Fortuna early Sunday morning.
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.