4.1 quake shakes downtown Reno | NevadaAppeal.com

4.1 quake shakes downtown Reno

Associated Press

RENO ” An earthquake has shaken buildings in downtown Reno but there are no immediate reports of damage, the Associated Press is reporting.

The U.S. Geological Survey Service reports a 4.1 magnitude quake that hit just before 4 p.m. today was centered four miles west-northwest of Reno.

It shook The Associated Press bureau on the fifth floor of a downtown Reno building for about 30 seconds, causing the building to sway briefly and overhead televisions to swing back and forth.

USGS says it follows a 3.8 magnitude trembler at 3:47 p.m. and a 2.6 event at 3:51 p.m.

The quakes are in an area where several smaller temblors have been centered in recent weeks.




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