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Magnitude 4.0 earthquake strikes east of Reno

November 8, 2011 | 11:37 pm

A shallow, magnitude 4.0 earthquake was reported Tuesday night east of Reno, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 10:40 p.m. at a depth of 0 miles.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the Nevada quake's epicenter was 216 miles north of Las Vegas. It also was about 19 miles from Eureka, 25 miles from Duckwater, 32 miles from Willow Grove and 47 miles from Ely.

In the last 10 days, there have been no earthquakes magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby.

Read more about California earthquakes on L.A. Now.

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Image: The location of the quake's epicenter

Credit: Google Maps

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