Magnitude 5.6 earthquake hits near Petrolia in Northern California

PETROLIA, Calif. (KABC) -- A magnitude 5.6 earthquake hit Northern California Saturday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake was reported at 8:53 p.m., and hit three miles from Petrolia.

According to the USGS, the quake also struck 17 miles southwest from Scotia and 36 miles from Eureka.

The quake had a depth of 5.5 miles.

There were no immediate reports of damage in the area.
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