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Reno, Tahoe, Carson City Fault & Seismicity Map

The map below shows earthquake activity in the Reno, Tahoe, and Carson City areas from 1960 through 1996. The black circles show the epicenters of earthquakes with magnitudes of 5.0 and larger. Red dots mark smaller earthquakes. Suspected Quaternary and Recent fault traces are in white; the blue dots show the locations of NSL seismic monitoring stations.
Reno, Tahoe, Carson City fault and seismicity map
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Prepared by Ken Smith
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