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6.2 magnitude earthquake hits off the coast of Humboldt County, near Eureka

Cal OES said in a tweet there is currently no threat of a Tsunami to the coast.

HUMBOLDT COUNTY, Calif. — A magnitude 6.2 earthquake has struck Petrolia, Calif., on Monday, Dec. 20.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake struck shortly after noon. It was centered off the coast of Humboldt County near Eureka.

People reported feeling it, taking to social media to share photos and videos of the damage

A map of where the earthquake was likely felt can be found HERE.

Cal OES said in a tweet there is currently no threat of a Tsunami to the coast, but ask people to be vigilant as aftershocks continue to hit the region. 

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