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Gas rupture closes
U.S 395 closed in both directions in Modoc County due to gas line
South end closure is one mile north of Likely, north end closure is
12 miles south of Alturas. Caltrans and CHP on site. No estimated time
to open, no detour, Highway Advisory Radio activated.
The rupture is on a gas transmission line belonging to Tuscarora Gas
Transmission Company running between Malin Oregon and Reno, Nevada.
That line has no connection with the major gas line running further
west belonging to PG&E which runs through the area through Burney.
4.6 Quake strikes near
The Quicy area was
shaken by a 4.6 earthquake at 4:18a.m.December 26.
The USGS reports that the quake was centered 4 miles from Quincy and
was felt as far away as Chico and Reno. Several aftershocks were felt.