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Earthquake swarm picks up again in northern Nevada. By Martin Griffith. AP.

Video: Reno Earthquakes Return, Rattle Residents, Sways High-Rises. National Ledger.

You can follow earthquakes as they occur at USGS’s Latest Earthquakes.

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On Feb. 21, 2008 there was a moderately powerful earthquake of 6.3 near Wells, Nevada. Naturally that was followed by many aftershocks. But now geologists are wondering if something unusual may be underway, especially as the quakes seem to have migrated toward populous Reno, Nevada.

Sometimes moderately large quakes are foreshocks of a really big […]

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