Quake rattles Northern California mountains


Wednesday, April 30th 2008, 12:29 pm
By: News 9


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 quake was 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.