GERLACH, Nev. (CBS/AP) — A magnitude 3.6 earthquake has struck in a remote part of the northern Nevada desert.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit at 1:53 a.m. Sunday about 14 miles northeast of Gerlach. That’s about 182 miles northeast of Carson City.READ MORE: FDA Clears Johnson & Johnson's Single-Dose COVID-19 Vaccine for Immediate Use
Washoe County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Bob Harmon says there have been no reports of any damage.
According to Harmon, the epicenter is in a very remote area of the Black Rock Desert.
The Black Rock Desert is known as the site of the annual Burning Man counterculture festival.
This is the second quake in the region in three days.READ MORE: Sacramento Doctor Appears in Virtual Traffic Court While Performing Surgery
A magnitude 3.5 temblor struck Thursday but there was no damage reported.
Officials at the University of Nevada’s Seismology Laboratory in Reno said few people likely felt it.
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