6.2 magnitude quake shakes Northern California

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Northern California rattled a wide swath of the state shortly after noon local time, according to data from the US Geological Survey. The quake occurred just off Cape Mendocino near Humboldt County and was felt as far away as San Francisco and Chico, California. "It was slow rolling at first, but then it really got going," Humboldt County Sheriff William Honsal tells CNN. "We haven't had a shake like this since 2010."
Humboldt County emergency responders are assessing damage but have had no word of injuries or catastrophic damage. Some minor damage to buildings, including broken glass, has been found, Honsal said. A swarm of more than 40 earthquakes in 24 hours is causing a buzz in the northwest US Photos from a small grocery store in Ferndale, just north of the quake's epicenter, showed broken wine bottles and fallen bread, cereal and other items in the aisles.
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