MONTEREY, Calif. — A magnitude 6 earthquake struck west of California in the northern Pacific Ocean overnight, the U.S. Geological Survey is reporting.
Prelim M6.0 Earthquake North Pacific Ocean Nov-02 04:53 UTC, updates https://t.co/lEga8zvt6i— USGS Tweet Earthquake Dispatch (@USGSted) November 2, 2022
According to the agency, the quake, which occurred shortly before 1 a.m. EDT Wednesday, was centered about 743 miles west-southwest of Monterey. It had a depth of about 6.2 miles.
The U.S. Tsunami Warning Center did not issue a tsunami warning, advisory, watch or threat following the quake, KNTV reported.
We have been receiving a several questions about this:— NWS Bay Area 🌉 (@NWSBayArea) November 2, 2022
USGS | M 6.0 - North Pacific Ocean https://t.co/7k6mv7xLlG
Also, sea level data collected on the closest DART (Deep-ocean Assessment and Reporting of Tsunamis) buoy 46407 indicates that there has been no vertical uplift in the water column.— NWS Bay Area 🌉 (@NWSBayArea) November 2, 2022
-this info is from our friends at the NTWC @NWS_NTWC
“This quake was considered too small and too far away from the coast ... to issue a tsunami product,” the National Weather Service’s Bay Area office tweeted early Wednesday, adding that data from a nearby buoy indicated “no vertical uplift in the water column.”
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