5.8 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Northern California Coast: USGS

5.8 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Northern California Coast: USGS

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A preliminary magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck off the coast of Northern California Thursday morning, according to the USGS.

The quake, which struck just before 8:40 a.m., was reported about 102 miles west of Capetown and roughly 115 miles away from Eureka, according to the USGS.

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The U.S. National Tsunami Warning Center indicated that a tsunami was not expected following the quake.