Weston Observatory Records Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake off the Coast of California on December 8, 2016

Alan Kafka
Weston Observatory
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Boston College

On December 8, 2016, a magnitude 6.5 earthquake that occurred off the coast of California was recorded by Weston Observatory.


Magnitude 6.5 earthquake off the coast of California recorded at BC O’Neill Library and at Weston Observatory, October 8, 2016.

For more information about the effects of this earthquake, see:

6.8-Magnitude Earthquake Off the Coast of California (CNN)

Visit @Weston_Quakes on Twitter for updates on this earthquake.

Additional information about this earthquake can also be found on the U.S. Geological Survey earthquake monitoring web site.

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