In Northern California, a magnitude 6.4 earthquake leaves a trail of damage.
Tens of thousands in Humboldt County lost power as a result of the magnitude 6.4 earthquake that shook Northern California early on Tuesday.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake was felt 11 miles from Fortuna, California, at 2:34 a.m. According to the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office on Twitter, no tsunami was anticipated.
Homes and roads both sustained significant damage. Rio Dell, Fortuna, Ferndale, and Scotia in the Eel River Valley have sustained the majority of the damage.
Most of the population of Humboldt County, or more than 70,000 people, were without power early on Tuesday, according to PowerOutage.us. adding that "there is no timing available" for when services would resume.
PG&E stated that it had "started its emergency response plan, and crews are responding to gas and electric concerns" after several gas leaks and water line damage had been reported.
According to the California Highway Patrol incident log, State Route 11 at Fernbridge, the county's oldest bridge, was cracked in four places early on Tuesday.
A seismically active area of California's coast, south of Eureka, was where the earthquake occurred. The entire North Coast region was affected.