Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Caliente, Nev.

A shallow magnitude 3.2-magnitude earthquake was reported Tuesday afternoon 20 miles from Caliente, Nev., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 5:39 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 17.4 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 40 miles from Mesquite, Nev., 42 miles from Saint George, Utah, 45 miles from Washington, Utah and 265 miles from Salt Lake City.

In the last 10 days, there have been three earthquakes magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby.

This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service, and this post was created by an algorithm written by the author.

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