HITS NORTHERN CALI
6.5 earthquake strikes off
January 10, 2010 -- Updated 0410 GMT (1210 HKT)
(CNN) -- A 6.5-magnitude earthquake has struck off the shore of
Northern California, leaving thousands of households without power.
The quake, which ran about 13.5 miles deep, hit offshore at 4:27
p.m. (7:27 p.m. ET) Saturday, about 33 miles from the coastal city
of Eureka, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.