Sandbag locations:

Old Moana Swimming Pool at 240 W. Moana Ln. - Open 24 hours | Idlewild Park, Nevada Peace Officers Memorial at 2055 Idlewild Dr. - Open 24 hours | Public Works Corporation Yard at 1640 E. Commercial Row - Open Tuesday through Friday from 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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Earthquake Information Center


Earthquakes happen in Nevada. Most are small enough to be virtually undetectable by people, but those that are larger in magnitude can cause damage to homes and infrastructure.  

It is important for Reno residents to be prepared in the event of an earthquake. Use the side menu links to learn about earthquakes and information on preparing an earthquake kit. Also learn what you should do to protect yourself during an earthquake

The links below provide additional earthquake information.

Nevada Seismological Laboratory

Federal Emergency Management Agency



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