A moderate earthquake struck off the coast of Humboldt County in far Northern California early Saturday morning.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 4.4 quake was centered in the Pacific Ocean about 20 miles west of Petrolia and 40 miles southwest of Eureka.


The Humboldt County Sheriff's Department says there were no reports of injury or damage from the temblor that struck around 1 a.m.