Earthquake Shakes Parts Of Shasta County Friday Morning

CASSEL, Calif. (AP) — A magnitude 5 earthquake struck a rural area of Northern California’s Shasta County on Friday but there were no immediate reports of damage in the lightly populated region. The quake hit at 10:24 a.m. and was centered about 50 miles northeast of the city of Redding, near the tiny community of Cassel, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake occurred at a depth of about 9 miles. The county sheriff’s office did not receive any immediate reports of damage. The USGS citizen reporting website received more than 300 responses from people who felt the quake, including a few in southern Oregon about 90 miles to the north.