Preliminary 5.0 magnitude earthquake strikes NorCal in Shasta County, USGS says

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Friday, September 8, 2023
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SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. -- An earthquake with 5.0 magnitude struck Northern California in Shasta County Friday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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The quake hit at 10:24 a.m. and was measured at a depth of over 9 miles.

It hit the area of Fall River Mills, which is about 70 miles Northeast of Redding.

No injuries have been reported.

A second, 2.5-magnitude quake hit the area at 10:45 a.m.

ABC7 has compiled a list of items that are important to have in your earthquake kit so that you're prepared for "the big one."