EUREKA, Calif. - A small earthquake struck off the Northern California coast near Humboldt County on Wednesday, but there were no reports of injury or damage.

The quake at 5:42 a.m. had a preliminary magnitude of 4.4 and was centered about 40 miles southwest of Eureka, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The Eureka Police Department received no calls about the quake, a police dispatcher said. The earthquake was not felt at police headquarters.


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