EUREKA (CBS SF ) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.5 earthquake has struck in the Pacific Ocean near Eureka.
The USGS says the quake’s epicenter was located 162 miles west of Eureka at 5:34 p.m.READ MORE: KPIX Reporters Remember Slain Security Guard Kevin Nishita; 'Just the Kindest Man'
The quake struck at a depth of six miles. At least two people reported feeling the shaking on the USGS site.
No tsunami warning was issued.READ MORE: UPDATE: News Crew Security Guard Shot in Oakland Dies From Injuries; Photo of Suspect Vehicle Released
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Strong earthquakes with an epicenter off the coast can trigger tsunamis, depending on the size and type of the fault movement. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center tracks earthquake data for the West Coast.
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