Magnitude 5.9 earthquake strikes off Northern California coast

EUREKA, Calif. -- A 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck near Eureka Sunday night, according to USGS.

The quake struck off the Northern California coast at 7:59 pm.

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It was a shallow earthquake, with a depth of about a mile, meaning people could really feel the shaking in the nearby coastal cities.
Light to moderate shaking was reported as far from the area as San Francisco, Marin County, and even some parts of the East Bay.

Watch the video posted above for more information and graphics about this earthquake.


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