Two Earthquakes With Over 5 Magnitude Rattle Plumas County

A series of earthquakes continue to rattle the Lake Almanor area of Plumas County, and have been felt across a large area of Northern California, with minor damage reported. The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.5 earthquake occurred Thursday afternoon at 4:19PM. A magnitude 5.2 aftershock struck at 3:18PM Friday morning. there have been nearly two dozen aftershocks with magnitudes at around 3. Local businesses are cleaning up damage including broken glass and toppled dishes. People have reported they felt shaking all the way to Sacramento, more than 160 miles south. The magnitude 5.5 quake was the largest in California since the magnitude 7.1 Ridgecrest sequence in 2019.