Earthquake Today: Northern California hit by Two Earthquakes on Wednesday

January 28, 2015 Updated: July 18, 2015

An earthquake struck off the coast of Northern California on Wednesday afternoon.

The 5.1-magnitude quake was confirmed by the US Geological Survey. The agency said it hit off Ferndale, Fortuna, Eureka, and Bayside.

No tsunami is expected to hit the region, officials said.

A smaller earthquake followed the initial one, said the USGS. Some people on Twitter said they could feel the temblor.

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