Strong aftershocks follow earthquake off Northern California’s coast

FERNDALE (KRON) — Two strong aftershocks have followed the earthquake that struck off the coast of Northern California Thursday morning.

An aftershock with a magnitude of 5.0 hit at around 8:32 a.m., according to USGS. It was centered 108 miles west of Ferndale and had a depth of about 2.6 miles.

The second aftershock struck a minute later at 8:33 a.m. It was measured with a magnitude of 4.9 and was centered 42 miles west of Ferndale. It had a depth of about 3.3 miles.

The 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck at 6:49 a.m. It was centered 112 miles west of Eureka and had a depth of about 6 miles.

It could be felt along the coast of Nothern California. Residents from mid-Oregon all the way down to Santa Cruz reported feeling it.

No injuries or damage has been reported.

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