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Earthquake: 4.2 quake strikes near Incline Village-Crystal Bay, Nev.

June 22, 2012 |  9:00 pm

A shallow magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported Friday evening six miles from Incline Village-Crystal Bay, Nev., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:51 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 6.8 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was six miles from Tahoe Vista, six miles from Kings Beach, 16 miles from Reno and 96 miles from Sacramento.

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

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

— Ken Schwencke

Image: Location of the epicenter. Credit: Google Maps

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