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5.7 earthquake strikes coastal Northern California

A 5.7 magnitude earthquake struck coastal Northern California Wednesday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The temblor was reported about 25 miles southwest of Ferndale. To put that in perspective for those unfamiliar with Ferndale, the earthquake struck about 204 miles northwest of Sacramento.

Officials said it happened at 1:08 p.m. USGS said the earthquake had a depth of 10.5 miles.

It’s unclear how much damage occurred from the earthquake. News Channel 3 and CBS Local 2 will have more information as soon as it’s available.

KESQ News Team


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