An earthquake rattled a large area of Northern California on Thursday, but no damage or injuries were immediately reported.
The quake at 4:19 p.m. had a preliminary magnitude of 5.5 and was centered about 2 1/2 miles (4 kilometers) southwest of East Shore, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
East Shore is a tiny community on Lake Almanor in Plumas County, located in the Sierra Nevada.
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People tweeted that they felt the shaking all the way to Sacramento, about 160 miles (260 kilometers) south.
A M5.4 earthquake occurred near Lake Almanor (Plumas County) in northern California. Shaking reportedly felt 120 miles to the south in Sacramento. A quake of this size can potentially damage structures near the epicenter. CGS is monitoring this area. #earthquake pic.twitter.com/HZ9LyJi1DI
— California Geological Survey (@CAGeoSurvey) May 11, 2023
The Associated Press contributed to this article