6.5 earthquake west of Ferndale, California

Posted at 8:22 AM, Dec 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-08 10:32:31-05

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 has been reported off the coast of Northern California, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake was centered about 100 miles west of Ferndale, California.

The National Weather Service states a tsunami is not expected.