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Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Scossa, Nev.

Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Scossa, Nev.
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Friday morning's quake near Scossa, Nev.. (Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Thursday three miles from Scossa, Nev., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:38 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 4.3 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 87 miles from Fernley, Nev., and 97 miles from Spanish Springs, Nev.

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In the last 10 days, there have been no earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or 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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