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4.5-magnitude California quake felt in Northern Nevada

Posted at 10:59 PM, Aug 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-04 02:43:40-04

A moderately sized earthquake in California was felt around Northern Nevada Wednesday night, according to KOLO in Reno.

The 4.5-magnitude quake was reported around 9:55 p.m. near Janesville, Calif., more than an hour away from Reno. There were also a 4.4 and 3.4 aftershocks.

A Janesville resident told KOLO she felt a 4.0-magnitude quake on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, there was another smaller quake felt a little closer to Las Vegas in Ely earlier Wednesday, around 2.8.

At this point, KOLO says there are no reports of damage.