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Significant Earthquake Strikes Northern Calif

Posted by feww on May 24, 2013

M5.7 quake strikes near Canyondam, California at a depth of about 10 km. The shallow quake was centered at 40.190°N, 121.061°W, USGS/EHP reported.

The quake was followed by at least two dozen aftershocks measuring 2.5 – 3.6 magnitude, as of posting.

The event was felt in downtown Sacramento, some 145 miles south of the epicenter, according to locals.

[Canyondam, a census-designated place (CDP) in Plumas County, California, is located near the dam that forms Lake Almanor.]

Quake Details

  • Event Time: 2013-05-24 03:47 UTC [2013-05-23 20:47 UTC-07:00 at epicenter]
  • Location: 40.190°N 121.061°W
  • Depth: 11.0km (6.8mi)

Nearby Cities

  • 11km (7mi) WNW of Greenville, California
  • 43km (27mi) SW of Susanville
  • 60km (37mi) NE of Magalia
  • 67km (42mi) NE of Paradise
  • 159km (99mi) NW of Carson City, Nevada

Earthquake Map

Norcal 5-7M



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