Agencia EFEMarch 10, 2014 13:33
Washington, Mar 10 (EFE).- Authorities have received no reports of damage or injuries after an offshore magnitude-6.9 earthquake hit the coast of Northern California.
The temblor's epicenter was in the Pacific Ocean some 80 kilometers (50 miles) west of Eureka, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The quake occurred at 0518 GMT Monday, the USGS said.
It was felt in a wide strip along the coast, as well as in other interior zones of Northern California.
No alert was issued for possible tsunamis, although some small aftershocks were felt in the same region.