Northern Nevada Shaken by 4.2 Magnitude Earthquake

By: Millie Warren Email
By: Millie Warren Email

RENO, NV - At 5:52 p.m. on Monday, August 26, 2013, a 4.2 magnitude earthquake shook much of the Northern Nevada area.

USGS reports the distance of the 4.2 magnitude earthquake was 5 miles west of the Reno, Nevada area.

USGS reports areas that felt the earthquake were:

Reno; Incline Village, Sparks, Sun Valley and Washoe Valley; at Carson City, Dayton, Fernley, Gardnerville, Glenbrook, Minden, Silver Springs, Virginia City and Wadsworth; at Fallon. Also felt at Lovelock and Nixon. Felt at Alta, Colfax, Kings Beach, Loyalton and Penn Valley; at Blairsden-Graeagle, Foresthill, Grass Valley, Magalia, Nevada City, Olympic Valley, Placerville, Pollock Pines, Portola, Quincy, Shingle Springs, South Lake Tahoe, Tahoe City, Tahoma and Truckee; at Camino, Folsom, Janesville, Pioneer, Rocklin, Sacramento and Susanville, California. Felt widely in the Chester-Grass Valley-Sonora area.

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