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Swarm of quakes reported along California-Nevada border

April 10, 2011 |  7:00 pm
Map showing earthquakes

A swarm of earthquakes occurred Sunday afternoon on the California-Nevada border.

The strongest quakes, measuring magnitude 4.0 and 4.2, were reported in Hawthorne, Nev., which is about 148 miles east of Sacramento.

There have been more than two dozen smaller quakes in the same general area Sunday afternoon, including in Toms Place and Bodie in California, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

There were no immediate reports of damage in the area.

--Shelby Grad

Map: USGS

 

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