FERNDALE, Calif. — A large earthquake rocked elements of Northern California early Tuesday morning, shaking residents, slicing off energy to 1000’s and damaging properties and roads, officers stated. No casualties have been instantly reported.
The magnitude 6.4 quake struck at 2:34 am close to Ferndale, a small neighborhood about 210 miles northwest of San Francisco and near the Pacific coast.
“Large harm to roads and houses reported all through Humboldt County as a consequence of large earthquake,” the county emergency companies tweeted. “Be ready for aftershocks. Test gasoline and water strains for harm or leaks.”
Authorities have closed an essential Ferndale bridge that has been broken, KRCR-TV reported. A gasoline leak was additionally reported.
Greater than 70,000 clients within the space misplaced energy, based on poweroutage.us.
No tsunami was anticipated, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Workplace stated on Twitter.
Caroline Titus, a Ferndale resident, tweeted a video of her blacked out residence with overturned furnishings and damaged crockery.
“Our home is a 140 yr outdated Victorian home. The north/south shaking may be very noticeable in what has fallen,” she tweeted.
“It was a giant occasion,” she wrote in one other tweet.
The quake got here simply days after a small 3.6-magnitude quake hit the San Francisco Bay Space, waking 1000’s earlier than 4 am Saturday and inflicting minor harm.
That earthquake hit El Cerrito, about 16 miles from downtown San Francisco.