EUREKA (CBS13) – A moderate earthquake has struck off the coast of far Northern California early Friday afternoon.
The quake is centered about 26 miles southwest of Eureka, well into the Pacific Ocean.READ MORE: Bomb Threat At Sacramento County Jail, 50-Year-Old Man Arrested
The first quake hit about 10 minutes before 1 p.m. and had a preliminary magnitude of 5.8. It has since been downgraded to a 5.7 magnitude.READ MORE: Sunday's Show Info (5/22/22)
No tsunami is expected due to earthquake, according to the National Weather Service.MORE NEWS: 3-Acre Fire Near Highway 12 Knocked Down
The quake occurred along a well-known fault line of the Pacific Ocean’s Ring of Fire.