A magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck the Northern California coast near Eureka on Sunday, according to the United States Geological Survey.
The quake happened around 11:44 a.m. and had a depth 10.0 km. west of Petrolia in Humboldt County, USGS said.
There was not a threat of a tsunami.
This is near the same area where a 6.4 earthquake hit Humboldt County in Northern California, back in December 2022, killing two people and injured about a dozen people. It caused widespread damage.
A few days later on January 1 of this year, a 5.4 quake struck the region.
So far, there have no reports of any major damage or injuries.
This is story is developing. Check back for updates.
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