Reno Rattled by Earthquakes
Posted by feww on December 23, 2015
Coming to a city near you…
M4.4 quake strikes 12km S of Reno, Nevada
Centered at 39.429°N, 119.789°W the event occurred at a depth of 9.6km, reported USGS/EHP.
The event was one of a cluster of at least 8 earthquakes to strike the area starting at 06:22:36UTC on Wednesday (2015-12-23).
People reported feeling the earthquake throughout the city, from South Reno to Northwest Reno. The Nevada Seismological Laboratory recorded the epicenter at about 500m north of Steamboat Ditch, and 5km south of Reno–Tahoe International Airport (west of I-580), said local media.
Location: 39.429°N, 119.789°W
- 11km (7mi) S of Reno, Nevada
- 12km (7mi) SSW of Sparks, Nevada
- 18km (11mi) S of Sun Valley, Nevada
- 25km (16mi) SSW of Spanish Springs, Nevada
- 29km (18mi) N of Carson City, Nevada
- 2.5 11km SSE of Reno, Nevada 2015-12-23 08:29:20 UTC 8.5 km
- 3.1 10km SSE of Reno, Nevada 2015-12-23 07:05:36 UTC 9.5 km
- 2.9 11km SSE of Reno, Nevada 2015-12-23 06:59:05 UTC 8.1 km
- 2.8 11km SSE of Reno, Nevada 2015-12-23 06:58:15 UTC 9.5 km
- 4.4 12km S of Reno, Nevada 2015-12-23 06:46:07 UTC 9.6 km
- 3.1 11km S of Reno, Nevada 2015-12-23 06:45:49 UTC 9.8 km
- 3.0 11km SSE of Reno, Nevada 2015-12-23 06:36:30 UTC 9.4 km
- 3.2 11km SSE of Reno, Nevada 2015-12-23 06:22:36 UTC 9.8 km