Californians were awakened by a 6.4 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Northern California, which cut power to communities.
The United States Geological Survey confirmed the quake hit about 12 miles west of Ferndale at 2:34 a.m. PST, The New York Times reported.
It was felt as far away as Eureka and Redding, which is about 100 miles from the epicenter, KTVU reported.
The USGS called the earthquake “notable.”
Aftershocks have registered as high as 4.6, but no tsunami is expected, KTVU reported.
About 60,000 people, or about 60% of the county, have lost power.
A journalist in Ferndale shared on Twitter the aftermath in her home, with her possessions scattered across the floor of her home after they fell from shelves.
Exactly one year ago, a 6.2 magnitude quake hit Cape Mendocino in Humboldt County, the Times reported.
Tuesday’s earthquake followed a small 3.6 magnitude one that hit the San Francisco Bay Area, The Associated Press reported.
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