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Moderate Earthquake Strikes Northern California

This USGS map shows the size and location of a moderate earthquake that shook Northern California on Monday, Feb. 12, 2012.
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Above: This USGS map shows the size and location of a moderate earthquake that shook Northern California on Monday, Feb. 12, 2012.

A 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck Northern California at 1:07 p.m. on Monday, at a depth of 19.9 miles, according to U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The epicenter was 31 miles from Eureka and 218 miles from Sacramento.

There were no reports of damage or injuries.

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