SCOTIA (CBS/AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck the California North Coast Saturday evening.

A magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck the North Coast on Saturday evening. (6-22-19)

The USGS says the earthquake struck at 8:53 p.m. at a spot 17.3 miles southwest of Scotia, a town of 850 people.

The earthquake had a depth of 5.6 miles.

Media reports say the earthquake was felt in the region. There were no immediate reports of damage.

WEBLINK: USGS Latest Earthquakes – Magnitude 5.6 SSW of Petrolia

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