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‘Notable’ 6.4-magnitude earthquake strikes California coast


(NEW YORK) — A “notable” 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck the northern coast of California early Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Notable quake, preliminary info: M 6.4 – 12km WSW of Ferndale, CA https://t.co/PxdJCcDwFH

— USGS Earthquakes (@USGS_Quakes) December 20, 2022

Preliminary data placed the center of the quake along the Pacific coast about 7.5 miles from away from Ferndale, California, USGS said.

A tsunami wasn’t expected, according to the U.S. National Tsunami Warning Center, which reported the quake at a preliminary magnitude of 6.1.

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