5.6 magnitude earthquake in Humboldt County

HUMBOLDT COUNTY (KRON) — A 5.6-magnitude earthquake has been reported in Humboldt County near Ferndale, according to the United States Geological Survey.

The quake struck Friday night at around 8:27 p.m. It had a depth of 1.34 miles (2.1 kilometers). It hit about 64 miles off the coast, the USGS said.

The quake could be felt in Eureka.

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