From Nevada Today:
The earthquake activity that began in July 2014 in the Sheldon Wildlife Refuge in far northwest Nevada is continuing to shake residents. University of Nevada, Reno seismologists are monitoring the on-going activity that includes three earthquakes larger than magnitude 4.0 since mid-July, including the largest of these, a magnitude 4.6 on July 16.
"Although the activity is pretty far from population centers, that doesn't help the ranchers and residents near Vya, Nevada, east of Cedarville, California, who feel the shaking from nearly every earthquake larger than about magnitude 3.0," Ken Smith, seismologist at the University of Nevada, Reno's Nevada Seismological Laboratory said. "Since last July, we've been able locate 5,610 earthquakes in the swarm.
Learn more here: http://www.unr.edu/nevada-today/news/2015/sheldon-swarm-continues-in-nevada
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