4.8-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Northern California Coastline

Early on Monday morning, a sequence of minor earthquakes shook Northern California. Fortunately, these quakes did not pose any significant threat to local residents, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The initial earthquake, registering at a magnitude of 4.8, occurred at 3:20 a.m. Its epicenter was situated 30 kilometers deep near the coast, approximately 33 miles south of Eureka. Both the USGS and the National Weather Service offered reassurance, confirming that there was no danger of a tsunami resulting from this seismic activity.

A second quake, with a magnitude of 4.1, followed at 3:31 a.m. It struck at a depth of 21 kilometers near the coast, about 18 miles southwest of Eureka.

Subsequently, two additional quakes were recorded in the same vicinity, one at 6:04 a.m. and another at 7:15 a.m., both registering at a magnitude of 3.1.

Simultaneously, a more substantial earthquake, measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale, impacted the Aleutian Islands in Alaska at 1:35 a.m. Pacific time. Thankfully, this event did not present any tsunami risk for the Bay Area, as confirmed by the USGS and the National Weather Service.

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