Earthquake: 4.1 quake strikes near Caliente, Nev.

A map showing the location of the epicenter of Tuesday afternoon's quake near Caliente, Nev. (Bing Maps / January 28, 2014)

A shallow magnitude 4.1-magnitude earthquake was reported Tuesday afternoon 24 miles from Caliente, Nev., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 5:30 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 5 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 38 miles from Saint George, Utah, 38 miles from Mesquite, Nev., 41 miles from Washington, Utah and 265 miles from Salt Lake City.

In the last 10 days, there have been two 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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