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Earthquake: 5.5 quake strikes off Northern California coast

Earthquake: 5.5 quake strikes off Northern California coast
A magnitude 5.5 earthquake was reported Thursday night off the coast of California. (U.S. Geological Survey)

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake was reported Thursday evening 140 miles west of Eureka, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The temblor occurred at 6:34 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 6 miles.

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According to the USGS, the epicenter was 295 miles northwest of San Francisco.

There was no tsunami danger, according to the National Tsunami Warning Center.

This post will be updated when more information becomes available.

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