Magnitude 6.4 earthquake knocks out energy for hundreds in Northern California

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake knocked out energy for hundreds of individuals in Northern California early Tuesday. 

The earthquake hit at 2:34 a.m. Pacific Time about 7.5 miles southwest of the city of Ferndale, positioned in Humboldt County, based on the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Greater than 68,000 clients of Pacific Gasoline and Electrical Firm misplaced energy in that county as of 4:30 a.m. native time, based on the facility outage monitoring web site, 

There have been no rapid reviews of accidents. 

The earthquake struck about 16 kilometers deep, which means it was shallow, USGS famous. Shallow earthquakes trigger extra shaking than people who happen at deeper depths. 

The Nationwide Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported that there was no risk of a tsunami ensuing from the quake. 

California Senate Majority Chief Mike McGuire (D), who represents elements of Northern California, tweeted that authorities are involved with emergency administration officers.

He mentioned aftershocks had been persevering with, and the state is able to present any help that’s wanted.