5.7 magnitude earthquake strikes off coast of Northern California

(USGS)

FERNDALE (KRON) — An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 off the coast of Northern California Friday afternoon, according to the United States Geological Survey.

USGS reports that the quake struck at 12:50 p.m. It was centered about 126 miles off the coast of Ferndale.

The earthquake had a magnitude of about 5.6 miles.

UGSG originally reported that a second quake with a magnitude of 5.6 struck seconds after much closer to the coast.

However, USGS has since said that quake did not happen.

A smaller 3.3-magnitude earthquake struck about three hours earlier in the area.

That one hit about 50 miles off the coast of Ferndale.

Check out KRON 4’s Interactive Earthquake Map and stay with KRON 4 for all your Earthquake Alerts.

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