5.7-magnitude earthquake in northern California last night
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported a 5.7-magnitude earthquake in northern California last night (May 23 at 8:47 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time. The quake happened 113 miles (182 km) north-northeast of Sacramento, California. We are not seeing any reports of injuries or damages. Details of the quake below:
2013-05-24 03:47:08 UTC
2013-05-23 20:47:08 UTC-07:00 at epicenter
2013-05-23 22:47:08 UTC-05:00 system time
11km (7mi) WNW of Greenville, California
43km (27mi) SW of Susanville, California
60km (37mi) NE of Magalia, California
67km (42mi) NE of Paradise, California
159km (99mi) NW of Carson City, Nevada
A 4.9-magnitude quake struck a few hours later, just after 1 a.m. on May 24. Read about the aftershock here.
Bottom line: 5.7-magnitude earthquake and 4.9-magnitude aftershock in northern California on May 23-24, 2013.