5.5 magnitude earthquake shakes Northern California, felt in Sacramento 160 miles away

An earthquake rattled a big space of Northern California on Thursday, however no harm or accidents have been instantly reported.

The quake at 4:19 p.m. had a preliminary magnitude of 5.5 and was centered about 2 1/2 miles southwest of East Shore, in accordance with the U.S. Geological Survey.


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An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 has hit Northern California close to East Shore, a tiny group on Lake Almanor within the Sierra Nevada.  (Alokito Mymensingh 24)

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East Shore is a tiny group on Lake Almanor in Plumas County, situated within the Sierra Nevada.

Individuals tweeted that they felt the shaking all the way in which to Sacramento, about 160 miles south.

Peter Johnson