MINA, Nev. (CBS13/CNN) — A 5.3 magnitude earthquake that hit rural Nevada in the early Friday morning hours was felt all the way to California, according to the US Geological Survey.
The quake hit a little more than 20 miles southeast of Mina and was followed by aftershocks nearby. Mina is about 160 miles southeast of Reno.READ MORE: Video Released Of Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting Of Tahoe Park Resident Who Shot At Authorities
According to the USGS shake map, the quake was felt all the way into California in the Sierra National Forest.
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The quake originally registered as a 5.5, but it has since been downgraded to a 5.3 magnitude.READ MORE: Exclusive: Marysville Family Sends Message To Accused Wrong-Way Driver In Double Fatal Crash
Earlier this year, Nevada saw its largest earthquake in 66 years, when a 6.5 magnitude quake hit a remote area about 225 miles northwest of Las Vegas.
The powerful May earthquake was felt “in the Reno-Tahoe area, and also throughout the San Joaquin and Sacramento valleys in California,” Graham Kent, director of the Nevada Seismological Laboratory, said then.
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It was the first large one the state had felt since 1954, he added.MORE NEWS: Roseville Taqueria Nixtaco Gains National Attention
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