SMITH VALLEY, Nev. - A 5.9 magnitude earthquake hit Smith Valley, Nev. at about 3:49 p.m. Thursday afternoon, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).
A 3.8 magnitude aftershock hit Walker, Calif. at about 3:57 p.m. followed by a 3.1 magnitude in Coleville, Calif., the USGS website said.
Several aftershocks continue in the area of Walker.
The shaking from the earthquakes could be felt in Butte County.
— USGS ShakeAlert (@USGS_ShakeAlert) July 8, 2021