A preliminary 4.8 earthquake reported near Northern CA coast, USGS says

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Saturday, September 24, 2022
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EUREKA, Calif. (KGO) -- A preliminary magnitude 4.8 earthquake struck near the Northern California coast on Saturday, according to the United States Geological Survey.

The quake happened around 12:35 p.m. southwest of Eureka.

It had a 2.4km depth.

Image of a preliminary 4.8 earthquake near the Northern California coast on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022 from the U.S. Geological Survey.

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The quake happened near Petrolia, Ferndale, Rio Dell, Eureka and Fort Bragg.

There are no reports of damage, injuries and tsunami warnings at this time.

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