3.16 earthquake reported Monday east of Lake Tahoe | SierraSun.com

3.16 earthquake reported Monday east of Lake Tahoe

Staff report

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 http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes

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

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