Magnitude 5.7 quake strikes Northern California

A 5.7 magnitude quake is considered moderate, but has the potential to cause considerable damage.

Magnitude 5.7 quake strikes Northern California

World Bulletin/News Desk

A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck in Northern California on Thursday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter of the quake was located 2 miles (3 km) north-northeast of the town of Canyondam, the USGS said.

An initial report said the quake was magnitude 5.9.

A 5.7 magnitude quake is considered moderate, but has the potential to cause considerable damage.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

 

Last Mod: 24 Mayıs 2013, 08:45
Add Comment