The quake happened at 7:59 p.m.
The shallow earthquake was felt nearly 200 miles south in the San Francisco Bay Area.
The USGS is forecasting a chance of smaller aftershocks near the epicenter over the next week.
No tsunami warnings or watches were issued following the earthquake.
There are no immediate reports of damage.
A map of where the earthquake was likely felt can be found HERE.
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