“It just started to rumble and rumble harder and harder for probably 20 seconds,” said Dexter. “The doors to the firehouse [next door] were shaking violently.”
“It was bigger than [anything] I’ve felt in a long time out here,” she added.
In Ferndale, a city between Eureka and Petrolia, several storefront windows were shattered along Main Street. Food and soda bottles fell on the floor of an aisle at a grocery store.
Some people on Twitter said they felt the earthquake in San Francisco and other parts of the Bay Area, more than 200 miles south of Petrolia.
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