Magnitude 6.5 – 160km W of Ferndale, California – December 8, 2016

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USGS Event Summary
2016-12-08 14:49:46 UTC
160km W of Ferndale, California
Magnitude 6.5
40.475°N   -126.153°W
12.1 km depth
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Because the quake is about 100 miles off the coast it will probably only cause weak or light shaking in northern California.

Additional information can be found here:

“Weston Observatory Records Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake off the Coast of California on December 8, 2016”
https://westonquickquakes.wordpress.com

Also see: “6.8-Magnitude Earthquake Off the Coast of California (CNN)
http://www.cnn.com/2016/12/08/us/california-pacific-ocean-earthquake/index.htmlFollow Weston Observatory earthquake monitoring on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/Weston_Quakes

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