USGS: 5.2 magnitude earthquake just off Northern California shore

Wednesday afternoon at 3:08 p.m., an earthquake registering 5.2 on the Richter scale shook the North Coast.

Posted: Mar 18, 2020 4:52 PM
Updated: Mar 18, 2020 4:55 PM

NORTH COAST - Wednesday afternoon at 3:08 p.m., an earthquake registering 5.2 on the Richter scale shook the North Coast.

The quake's epicenter was 9 miles west of Petrolia, with a depth of 17 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

There have been reports of people feeling the quake all over the North Coast. So far there have not been any reports of damage or injuries.

No tsunami warnings or watches were issued.

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