LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A Reno, Nevada earthquake today 2013 has struck this afternoon. The Reno, Nevada earthquake today August 22, 2013 began moments ago. Officials, however, report that the quake had virtually no depth.
The Reno quake today began just after 2:46 pm PST. Officials tell news that the quake posted a 2.5 magnitude. But it began close to ground level. Reps tell news that quake started only four miles below the earth’s surface. As a result the quake could be felt across the immediate vicinity.
USGS indicates to news that the Reno, Nevada quake today as one mile from Spanish Springs. It started seven miles northeast of Sun Valley and nine miles northeast of Sparks. Reps tell news that the quake began eleven miles north of Reno and thirty-five miles north of Carson City.
In February, a Nevada earthquake began sixteen miles south of Tonopah Junction. The quake was twenty-eight miles west of Weepah and thirty-two miles southeast of Qualeys Camp. Officials indicated to news that the quake was forty-five miles west of Tonopah and roughly one hundred fifty miles east of Sacramento.
In September last year, a quake started twenty-nine miles southwest of the Nevada town of Tokop. Officials also reported at the time that September quake was centered thirty miles from Nevada community of Beatty and one hundred thirty miles from Las Vegas. The quake was centered fifty-five miles northeast of the California town of Olancha.