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October 27, 2011
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Quake felt in Carson City

A 4.7 magnitude earthquake struck Whitehawk, Calif., last night 65 miles west of Carson City, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake, which hit at 11:37 p.m. at a depth of 8.5 miles, was felt here.

No damages were reported. 

In addition to those who felt it in the capital city, the USGS has reports of people feeling the quake in Dayton, Fernley, Yerington, Lovelock, Glenbrook, Wadsworth, Minden, Nixon, Sun Valley, Washoe Valley, Gardnerville, Incline Village and Sparks. 

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Oct 27, 2011 12:41PM Published Oct 27, 2011 12:39PM Copyright 2011 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.