No major damages after quake on Hoopa Valley Reservation

A magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck the Hoopa Valley Reservation in northern California on Monday but no major damages were reported.

The epicenter was near Weitchpec, a community on the reservation. The quake was felt as far north as Oregon.

”This is a type of earthquake we've had before and we'll have again,” Humboldt State University geology professor Lori Dengler told The Eureka Times-Standard. “They're unlikely to do much in the way of damage and probably don't tend to get much bigger than what we had today.”

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