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July 8, 2014
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3.16 earthquake reported Monday east of Lake Tahoe

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nearly 100 Carson City residents reported feeling a 3.16 earthquake Monday afternoon centered in northern Eagle Valley.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake occurred at 5:16 p.m. about three miles north-northeast of Carson City. The quake was 4.3 miles underneath the surface.

Ten Incline Village residents reported feeling the earthquake.

A .1 magnitude earthquake occurred shortly after the large one.

The earthquake was felt as far away as Berkeley, Calif. For more information visit

Nevada is the third most active state for earthquakes in the nation after Alaska and California.

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