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5.7-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Northern California

5.7-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Northern California

An earthquake in far northeastern California was felt by thousands of people as far away as San Francisco and in two other states, but there have been no reports of injury or serious damage.
The magnitude-5.7 quake broke dishes and shook mirrors when it struck at 8:47 p.m. Thursday, officials said.
It was centered near Greenville, about 25 miles southwest of Susanville in far northeastern California, said Rafael Abreu, a geophysicist with the U.S. Geological Survey’s National Earthquake Center in Golden, Colo.
There have been several aftershocks, including a magnitude 4.9 that struck early Friday morning.
Slight damage has been reported including objects falling from shelves and dishes rattled or broken, according to a report from the National Weather Service.


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