Small earthquake rattles Carson

A small earthquake measuring 2.7 on the Richter scale, rumbled through Carson Country on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey in Menlo Park, Calif.

The earthquake occurred at 2:11 p.m. and was centered three miles west southwest of Carson City. No damages or injuries were reported.

A USGS report said the quake was was felt through Carson City, the Washoe Valley, as well as Kings Beach and South Lake Tahoe.

Sunday concluded Nevada's Earthquake Preparedness Week.


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