Monday, May 22, 2023
An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 struck the offshore region of Northern California on Sunday, as reported by the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).
The seismic event occurred at a depth of 2 kilometres (1.24 miles) beneath the surface. The quake sent tremors through the offshore area of Northern California, prompting concerns about the potential impact on coastal regions. EMSC, a leading authority on earthquake monitoring, provided details of the incident. This event serves as a reminder of the seismic activity prevalent in the region, emphasising the need for ongoing monitoring and preparedness efforts to ensure the safety of residents and infrastructure.