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Greenville CA Earthquake

A 5.7 magnitude earthquake shook the northern California town of Greenville in northern Plumas County Thursday evening.
The United States Geological Survey recorded a 5.7 magnitude earthquake around 8:30 pm Thursday near the northern California city of Greenville.

The quake's epicenter was near Lake Almanor about 7 miles northwest of the small town of Greenville in northern Plumas County.

There were no reports of damage or injuries immediately following reports of the temblor.

Greenville is about halfway between Chico and Susanville in the Sierra Nevada foothills at an elevation of 3,586-feet.

The USGS website at http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/map/ shows numerous faults near the location of the quake.

The map below shows the location of the first and largest earthquake followed by several smaller aftershocks.

Greenville, CA in relation to Fresno, CA.

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Fresno, CA

Partly Cloudy
  • High: 79°F
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  • Sunrise: 6:11 AM PDT
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