6.5-magnitude earthquake strikes off northern California coast

FERNDALE (KRON) — An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 has struck near Eureka Thursday morning, according to USGS.

The earthquake struck at 6:49 a.m. off the coast of Ferndale, about 112 miles west of Eureka. It has a depth of about 6 miles.

USGS originally reported a magnitude of 6.8 but it has since been downgraded to 6.5.

There was no tsunami warning issued due to the quake.

Residents say they could feel the earthquake here in the Bay Area all the way down to Santa Cruz.

KRON4’s Chuck Clifford and Averi Harper both felt is in Burlingame. Clifford says he was woken up by the jolt. Harper says she felt it but thought it was a large truck passing.

No damage has been reported.

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