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Earthquake strikes off coast of Northern California


March 22, 2020

FERNDALE, Calif. (AP) — A magnitude 4.7 earthquake struck Sunday morning off the coast of Northern California, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake hit at 8:27 a.m. about 50 miles (81 kilometers) west of Ferndale, a coastal town of 1,300 people.

A police dispatcher said there were no immediate reports of damage or injury in the town just south of Eureka.

A 5.9 magnitude quake was recorded in the same area on March 8.


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