Magnitude 5.7 Earthquake Hits Northern California

GREENVILLE, Calif. (KTLA) — A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck Northern California on Thursday night and was felt over a wide area, officials said.

norcal-quakeIt happened at 8:47 p.m. and was centered about 27 miles southwest of Susanville and 150 miles northeast of Sacramento, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Residents said the quake felt like a slow and steady roll that lasted for about 30 seconds.

Several smaller quakes followed, including a magnitude 3.5 temblor.

There were no reports of any major damage or injuries.

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