Moderate 5.2 quake hits Calif. near Reno, Nevada

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Posted: Oct 27, 2011 3:08 AM
Moderate 5.2 quake hits Calif. near Reno, Nevada

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A moderate 5.2 magnitude earthquake occurred on Thursday in northeastern California, 35 miles west of Reno, Nevada, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The quake struck at 11:37 p.m. Pacific time (2:37 a.m. EDT) at a depth of 8.5 miles in a sparsely populated area 90 miles northeast of Sacramento, California. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.