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4.6 magnitude earthquake at California-Nevada border area

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Posted at 3:36 PM, Jan 22, 2022

A 4.6 magnitude earthquake shook the California-Nevada border region.

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reports the seismic activity took place at 2:40 P.M.

The agency said the epicenter was 14.6 miles southwest of Mina, Nevada and 100.1 miles from South Lake Tahoe, California.

USGS categorized the earthquake under a green alert, which means that there is a low probability of physical damage.

According to USGS’s ShakeMap, this event was labeled as light shaking.