According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), there were at least 13 earthquakes recorded near the town of Truckee, which is located near the border of California and Nevada.
The first quake, with a magnitude of 3.2, struck at around 2:30 a.m. local time, and was followed by a series of smaller tremors throughout the morning. The largest quake, with a magnitude of 4.7, struck at around 8:59 a.m. local time.
There were no immediate reports of injuries or major damage, but the quakes did cause some shaking and rattling of homes in the area. According to reports, residents from Santa Cruz to San Francisco felt the tremors, but no one was injured in the incident.
California has been experiencing various weather conditions recently, including heavy snow and strong rain, in addition to the small earthquakes that were felt in the northern part of the state on Tuesday. The Bay Area has also been impacted by strong winds and heavy showers.