Earthquake strikes off Humboldt County coast

Jan 28, 2015 3:27 PM by News Staff

A moderate earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.8 has struck off the coast of Humboldt County.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake shook at 1:08 p.m. Wednesday about 40 miles southwest of Eureka.

Some people on Facebook have reported feeling the quake as far away as Chico.

Lt. Wayne Hanson of the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office says no damage or injuries were immediately reported.


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