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3.4 earthquake strikes near Smith Valley, Nevada

April 17, 2013|By Ken Schwencke
  • A map showing the location of the epicenter of Wednesday morning's quake near Smith Valley, Nev.
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Wednesday morning's… (Google Maps )

A shallow magnitude 3.4 earthquake was reported Wednesday morning 21 miles from Smith Valley, Nev., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:07 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 5.6 miles.

The epicenter was 22 miles from Gardnerville Ranchos, Nev., 31 miles from South Lake Tahoe, Calif., 42 miles from Carson City, Nev., and 60 miles from Truckee, Calif., according to the USGS.

In the last 10 days, there have been no earthquakes magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

Read more about Southern California earthquakes.

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