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5.7 earthquake centered in Plumas County

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This map of the south end of Lake Almanor shows the epicenter and magnitude of the quake and many aftershocks.  Click on the image for a larger view.
Updated 7:00 a.m. 5/24/2013
 
PG&E reports that power has beeen restored in the Prattville area.  Cal Trans reports that rocks have been cleared from the roadways.  All area roads are open.  Crews are inspecting bridges in the area to assure there is no earthquake damage.  Many Peninsula residents are still without water.
 
Of the dozens of aftershocks, the largest was a 4.9 shaker about 1:10 Friday morning.
 
 
Updated 10:10 p.m. 5/23/13

PG&E reports two power outages affecting 623 customers in the vicinity of Prattville on the west side of Lake Almanor.  There is a broken water main in the Lake Almanor Peninsula affecting an unknown number of customers.  There are reports of minor damage, mostly items knocked off of shelves, from Susanville, to Indian Valley, to Lake Almanor.  
 
9:00 p.m.  5/23/13
An earthquake struck Plumas County at 8:48 p.m. on Thursday evening.  The 5.7 quake struck about 11 miles west/northwest of Greenville near Canyon Dam.  It was felt as far away as Sacramento, San Francisco, Chico, and Lake Tahoe.
 
No reports of damage so far, but the Sheriff's office reports being "slammed" by phone calls.
 
 
There has been one 3.5 aftershock so far.
 
This will be updated as more information becomes available.
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