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Earthquake: 3.3 quake strikes near Ruby Valley, Nev.

November 1, 2012 |  6:59 pm

A shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Thursday evening 12 miles from Ruby Valley, Nev., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:30 p.m.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 15 miles from Lee, Nev., 22 miles from Spring Creek, Nev., 32 miles from Elko, Nev., and 181 miles from Salt Lake City.

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

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Image: Location of the epicenter. Credit: Google Maps

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