FERNDALE (CBS SF) — Two moderate earthquakes shook the Pacific waters off the coast of Northern California Friday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The first quake occurred at 4:28 p.m. Friday with a magnitude of 5.0. The second temblor occurred about two minutes later, and was measured at a magnitude of 4.9, according to the USGS.READ MORE: SF Restaurant Apologizes for Denying Service to Armed, On-Duty Police Officers
Both earthquakes were recorded off the Humboldt County coast. The first was roughly 159 miles from Ferndale, while the second was about 169 miles from Ferndale.
Both quakes were recorded at a depth of roughly six miles, according to the USGS.READ MORE: International Travelers Brace For New COVID Testing Requirement
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