USGS 5.7 earthquake strikes north of Sacramento

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May 24, 2013

A 5.7 earthquake struck near this small town northeast of Chico at 8:47 p.m. Thursday, according to the United States Geological Service.

The quake was felt as far south as Lodi, Stockton and even Oakley. The USGS reported a 3.5 magnitude aftershock struck around 8:55 p.m. and a 2.6 magnitude aftershock at 9:07 p.m.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage in Plumas, Butte or Placer counties, according to a tweet from the California Department of Emergency Management.

via USGS 5.7 earthquake strikes north of Sacramento – San Jose Mercury News.



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