Powerful earthquake strikes off N. Calif. coastMarch 9, 2014 @ 10:50 pm (Updated: 11:00 pm - 3/9/14 )
EUREKA, Calif. (AP) — Officials say a powerful magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck Sunday night off the coast of Northern California, but there were no early signs of a tsunami.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the temblor struck at 9:18 p.m. PDT about four miles beneath the Pacific seabed and about 50 miles west of Eureka.
USGS seismologist Susan Hoover says more than 300 people have reported feeling the temblor on their website.
Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has issued a statement on the quake, but not a watch or an advisory.
Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Demonstrations continued Tuesday afternoon in Seattle
What Are They Building?
Work is finally underway on Seattle's newest skyscraper
Please login below with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing MyNorthwest account holders will need to create a new Disqus account or use one of the social logins provided below. Thank you.