A 5.0-magnitude earthquake centered near Little Lake on Thursday afternoon, about 20 miles north of Ridgecrest, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Ridgecrest felt the shocks of the earthquake, the USGS reported. Little Lake is located in Inyo County.

Multiple aftershocks have been reported with the highest magnitude being a 3.6.

Two temblors centered near Ridgecrest in July. The first was considered a foreshock and came in at magnitude 6.4 on July 4. The next day, the second earthquake measured as a magnitude 7.1. 

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Felt it real good here in Lake Isabella, shook my couch like crazy. Felt all of them afterwards.

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