Earthquake Hits Off California Coast

Earthquake

A powerful magnitude-6.9 earthquake struck in the Pacific Ocean off the California coast Sunday night, the United States Geological Survey reported.

The quake hit about 50 miles west of Eureka and occurred at 10:18 p.m. PDT, 4.3 miles beneath the seabed, according to the USGS.

It was followed by about a half-dozen aftershocks, including one of magnitude-4.6.

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