GREENVILLE -- A magnitude 5.7 earthquake was widely felt as it rattled Northern California Thursday night, breaking dishes and shaking mirrors off walls. But authorities said there were no immediate reports of injury or serious damage.

The quake struck near Plumas County at 8:47 p.m., according to the United States Geological Service.

Rafael Abreau, a geophysicist with the U.S. Geological Survey's National Earthquake Center, says the quake was centered six miles west northwest of Greenville, and 26 miles southwest of Susanville.

The quake was felt in nearby Sacramento, as far north as Oregon, and as far south as portions of Contra Costa County including Antioch and Oakley. The USGS reported a 3.5 magnitude aftershock struck around 8:55 p.m. and a 2.6 magnitude aftershock at 9:07 p.m.

Slight damage has been reported including objects falling from shelves and dishes rattled or broken, according to a report from the National Weather Service.

There were no immediate reports of injuries in Plumas, Butte or Placer counties, according to a tweet from the California Department of Emergency Management.

Jacquelyn Higgins of Antioch tweeted, "Felt it in Antioch."

There have been eight aftershocks ranging from 2.6-to-3.5-magnitude.

Abreu said the shaking measured by the quake could have inflicted light damage of structures.

Check back for updates.

The Associated Press contributed to this report. Contact Katie Nelson at knelson@bayareanewsgroup.com.



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