Magnitude-6.5 Earthquake Strikes Off Coast of California

San Francisco, – A magnitude-6.5 earthquake struck off the coast of northern California on Thursday, the US Geological Survey said.

The temblor at 6:50 am (1450 GMT) was located in the Pacific Ocean some 160 kilometres offshore from the town of Ferndale, which is about 418 kilometres north-west of San Francisco.

Authorities said there was no threat of a tsunami from the quake.

Source: Qatar News Agency

Related Post
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy
The UAE has expressed its unwavering commitment to promoting and protecting human rights within the
Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al