Magnitude 4.7 earthquake hits near Truckee in Northern California

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A 4.7 magnitude quake that struck near Truckee on May 6, 2021, is seen in a map provided by the U.S. Geological Survey.

A magnitude 4.7 earthquake rattled in northern California near the town of Truckee Thursday night around 9:35 p.m.

Over 2,000 people reported having felt the earthquake on the U.S. Geological Survey website’s Felt Report.

A magnitude 3.2 foreshock was also reported prior to the larger quake, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake hit an area about 100 miles from Sacramento.

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