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Earthquake: 3.7 quake strikes near Winnemucca, Nev.

September 10, 2012 | 11:18 pm

A shallow magnitude 3.7 earthquake was reported Monday evening three miles from Winnemucca, Nev., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 10:55 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 2.5 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 23 miles from Awakening, NV , 33 miles from Getchell, NV and 257 miles from Sacramento.

In the past 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: Location of the epicenter. Credit: Google Maps