No damage after 3.5 magnitude quake hits off Northern California coast
Published: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 8:33 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 8:33 a.m.
SAN FRANCISCO — Authorities say they have no reports of damage or injuries after an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.5 hit off the coast of Northern California.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit about 66 miles southwest of Eureka at 2:03 p.m. Tuesday.
USGS Geophysicist Dale Grant referred to the quake as a "very insignificant quake" because of its magnitude and location.
A Eureka police dispatcher says the department had not received any calls about the earthquake, and it was not felt by personnel at the police station.
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