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2 earthquakes strike in Plumas County in Northern California

Plumas County was shaken by two earthquakes on Thursday evening.

The first was a preliminary 4.5 magnitude quake at around 6:34 p.m., according to USGS, which was centered around 4 miles west-northwest of Belden and about 34.9 miles northwest of Chico.

The second quake measured at a preliminary magnitude of 4.3. and in the same area, the USGS said.

No other details were immediately available.


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Source: NBC Bay Area

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