5.4 earthquake shakes sparsely populated area of northeastern California
5.4 magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale has shaken this Thursday the area of the Plumas County in northeastern California. with no casualties or damage reported so far, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has reported.
The tremor occurred at 16.19 local time. (21.19 GMT) and had as its epicenter the East Shore, a town of a little more than a hundred inhabitantsPlumas County, according to census data.
The most intense of the tremor was felt in a sparsely populated area.
An aftershock of 2.5 was felt at 16.34 (21.34 GMT) with epicenter in East Shore, according to the USGS.
Another 2.8 earthquake was recorded at 16.29 (21.29 GMT) in Prattville, another town in Plumas County, which is located 265 kilometers northeast of Sacramento, California’s capital.
So far no damage or injuries have been reported by any of the three movements.