Violent California earthquake damages homes, disrupts power


              A grocery store is closed due to structural damage caused by an earthquake in Fortuna, Calif., Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. A strong earthquake shook a rural stretch of Northern California early Tuesday, jolting residents awake, cutting off power to 70,000 people, and damaging some buildings and a roadway, officials said. (AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez)
            
              Caltrans workers inspect Fernbridge, the main arterial that connects Ferndale over the Eel River, after an earthquake near Fortuna, Calif., Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. (Kent Porter/The Press Democrat via AP)
            
              A home is seen damaged after an earthquake in Rio Dell, Calif., Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. A powerful earthquake rocked a rural stretch of the Northern California coast early Tuesday, jolting residents awake, cutting off power to 70,000 people, and damaging some buildings and a roadway, officials said. At least 11 injuries were reported. (Kent Porter/The Press Democrat via AP)
            
              Caltrans and Humboldt County Sheriff's Office vehicles block Fernbridge following an earthquake near Fortuna, Calif., on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. A strong earthquake shook a rural stretch of Northern California early Tuesday, jolting residents awake, cutting off power to 70,000 people, and damaging some buildings and a roadway, officials said.  (Ruth Schneider/The Times-Standard via AP)
            
              This image courtesy of Diana McIntosh shows damage at her home in Eureka, Calif., Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, following an earthquake. Officials say a strong earthquake in Northern California has cut off power to thousands and caused some damage to roads and homes. No deaths and just two injuries have been reported in the magnitude 6.4 earthquake early Tuesday. The city of Eureka, population 26,000, said on its website that its communications center was receiving a high volume of calls but "no significant damage" was immediately reported. (Diana McIntosh via AP)
            
              This image courtesy of Diana McIntosh shows damage at her home in Eureka, Calif., Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, following an earthquake. Officials say a strong earthquake in Northern California has cut off power to thousands and caused some damage to roads and homes. No deaths and just two injuries have been reported in the magnitude 6.4 earthquake early Tuesday. The city of Eureka, population 26,000, said on its website that its communications center was receiving a high volume of calls but "no significant damage" was immediately reported. (Diana McIntosh via AP)
            
              This image courtesy of Diana McIntosh shows damage at her home in Eureka, Calif., Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, following an earthquake. Officials say a strong earthquake in Northern California has cut off power to thousands and caused some damage to roads and homes. No deaths and just two injuries have been reported in the magnitude 6.4 earthquake early Tuesday. The city of Eureka, population 26,000, said on its website that its communications center was receiving a high volume of calls but "no significant damage" was immediately reported. (Diana McIntosh via AP)
            
              This image courtesy of Diana McIntosh shows damage at her home in Eureka, Calif., Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, following an earthquake. Officials say a strong earthquake in Northern California has cut off power to thousands and caused some damage to roads and homes. No deaths and just two injuries have been reported in the magnitude 6.4 earthquake early Tuesday. The city of Eureka, population 26,000, said on its website that its communications center was receiving a high volume of calls but "no significant damage" was immediately reported. (Diana McIntosh via AP)
            
              This image posted by Caltrans District 1 shows a road closure on California State Route 211 at Fernbridge, a 1,320-foot-long (402.3 m) concrete arch bridge that spans the Eel River near Fortuna, Calif., in Humboldt County. The bridge is closed while they conduct a safety inspection checking for possible seismic damage. Officials say a strong earthquake in Northern California has cut off power to thousands and damaged roads and homes. No injuries have been reported in the magnitude 6.4 earthquake early Tuesday near Ferndale. That's a small community over 200 miles northwest of San Francisco and close to the Pacific Coast. (Caltrans District 1 via AP)
Violent California earthquake damages homes, disrupts power