Magnitude-5.2 Earthquake Hits Mountainous Area of NorCal

WILLOW CREEK, Calif. (AP) - A moderate earthquake has hit a mountainous region of Northern California. There are no immediate
reports or injury or damage.

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude-5.2 temblor struck at 8:03 p.m., centered about 11 miles southeast of the town of Willow Creek in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.

Shasta County Sheriff's Detective Mark Haslam says the department has received no calls about the earthquake.

A dispatcher at the Humboldt County Sheriff's Department, just west of the epicenter, says there are no immediate reports of injury or damage.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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