65 magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of northern California

first_img Dec 8th 2016, 3:45 PM 18 Comments 21,705 Views http://jrnl.ie/3128242 Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Short URL Share2 Tweet Email 6.5 magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of northern California Seismologists said that no major tsunami threat was expected. Image: Earthquake.usgs.gov Image: Earthquake.usgs.gov A 6.5 MAGNITUDE earthquake has struck off the coast of northern California, but no major tsunami threat was expected, seismologists said.The epicentre of the quake, which hit at 6.49am (2.49pm GMT), was located 157 kilometres west of Ferndale, California at a depth of 10 kilometres, the US Geological Survey said.The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said no Pacific-wide tsunami threat was expected from the event, and there was no specific threat to Hawaii.- © AFP, 2016More as we get it. Thursday 8 Dec 2016, 3:45 PM By AFPlast_img

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