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Magnitude 6.9 Earthquake Off California Coast Sunday Night

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EUREKA, CA - The U.S. Geological Survey says a powerful magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck Sunday night off the coast of Northern California, but there is no danger of a tsunami.  

The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake struck at 9:18 Sunday night, bout four miles beneath the Pacific seabed and about 50 miles west of Eureka.  

Sheriff's deputies and firefighters in Humboldt County, which includes most of the populated areas near the quake, say there have been no calls about damages or injuries.  

USGS seismologist Susan Hoover says more than 300 people have reported feeling the temblor.  

The National Tsunami Warning Center says there is no tsunami danger for the region.

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