4.0 earthquake strikes off the coast of California

Posted on: 05/18/2017 00:00

A shallow magnitude 4.0 earthquake was reported Wednesday evening 76 miles from Petrolia, off the northern coast of California, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:20 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0.6 miles.

According to the USGS Earthquake Notification Service, the epicenter was 77 miles from Ferndale, Calif., 82 miles from Humboldt Hill, Calif. and 85 miles from Eureka, Calif.


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