Magnitude 4.7 - NEVADA

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2008 April 26 06:40:10 UTC

Earthquake Details

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Location39.520°N, 119.930°W
Depth1.4 km (~0.9 mile) set by location program
Distances10 km (5 miles) W of Reno, Nevada
30 km (20 miles) NE of Truckee, California
40 km (25 miles) NNW of CARSON CITY, Nevada
55 km (35 miles) SE of Portola, California
Location UncertaintyError estimate not available
ParametersNph= 17, Dmin=0 km, Rmss=0 sec, Gp= 0,
M-type=local magnitude (ML), Version=2
Event IDnn00242554
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Earthquake Summary

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Felt Reports

Minor damage to some buildings at Reno. A rockslide caused damage to a wooden flume on the Truckee River. Felt (VI) at Reno; (IV) at Incline Village, Sparks, Sun Valley and Washoe Valley; (III) at Carson City, Dayton, Fernley, Gardnerville, Glenbrook, Minden, Silver Springs, Virginia City and Wadsworth; (II) at Fallon. Also felt at Lovelock and Nixon. Felt (IV) at Alta, Colfax, Kings Beach, Loyalton and Penn Valley; (III) 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; (II) at Camino, Folsom, Janesville, Pioneer, Rocklin, Sacramento and Susanville, California. Felt widely in the Chester-Grass Valley-Sonora area.

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