A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck the north California coast on Sunday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The agency said the quake hit an area about 86 kilometres west of the community of Petrolia at about 8pm and reached more than a mile deep.
NBC reported that residents of Eureka and nearby Arcata had felt weak to moderate shaking.
The National Weather Service’s US Tsunami Warning System said there was no danger of a tsunami from the quake.
Authorities reported no injuries or major damage.