Moderate 5.2 quake hits Calif. near Reno, Nevada

WASHINGTON Thu Oct 27, 2011 3:02am EDT

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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.

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Im in Citrus Heights and i felt it here! i thought i was going crazy but i realized my dog woke up so i knew it wasn’t just the old creaks of the house but it did shake for a second! i sat here for like 2 minutes wondering if i was just trippin then i turned on the news and saw that there was in fact an earth quake! not the first one iv ever felt, but the first in Northern California!

Oct 27, 2011 3:24am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Informative1 wrote:
The federal government is causing weather extremes because of airplane investigations. The sky is polluted heavily and chemical trails pose as clouds. Things have to change. The feds attack the sky, and it has severe consequences

Oct 27, 2011 11:22am EDT  --  Report as abuse
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