A 6.1 magnitude earthquake hit Northern California at around 9.18 pm California time or 5.18 am GMT. The Northern California coastal areas are populated and a favorite spot for tourists visiting the Western United States.
The location was location 40.821N 125.128W, Depth 7 km
77 km (47 mi) WNW of Ferndale, California
81 km (50 mi) W of Eureka, California
85 km (52 mi) WNW of Fortuna, California
87 km (53 mi) W of McKinleyville, California
398 km (246 mi) NW of Sacramento, California
The earthquake was felt over Northern California and it’s too early to report about any damages, injuries or fatalities.
No tsunami was generated.