6.9 earthquake registers throughout CA’s Bay Area

6.9 earthquake registers throughout CA’s Bay Area

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9 was recorded off the coast of California near Eureka in Humboldt County Sunday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The USGS website shows substantial aftershocks ranging from 2.7 to 4.5 magnitude occurring this morning in the area of Ferndale, in Northern California.

The quake, which was along the San Andreas fault, was reported at 10:18 p.m. with a depth of 4.3 miles, according to the USGS. Data of the temblor was provided by UC Berkeley, USGS Menlo Park and the Northern California Seismic System.

According to the USGS “Did You Feel It Map,” 3873 residents have reported feeling the quake in 337 zip codes in 17 of the surrounding cities.

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