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Mogul, Nevada
Location of Mogul, Nevada
Location of Mogul, Nevada
Country United States
State Nevada
 • Total 1.5 sq mi (3.8 km2)
 • Land 1.5 sq mi (3.8 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
4,701 ft (1,433 m)
 • Total 1,290
 • Density 879/sq mi (339/km2)
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
FIPS code 32-48000

Mogul is a census-designated place (CDP) in Washoe County, Nevada, United States. It lies on the western side of the RenoSparks Metropolitan Statistical Area, just off Interstate 80. The population was 1,290 at the 2010 census. Prior to 2010, the community was part of the Verdi-Mogul CDP.


Mogul is located at 39°30′49″N 119°55′33″W / 39.51361°N 119.92583°W / 39.51361; -119.92583 (39.5138, -119.9260). It lies along Interstate 80, 6 miles (10 km) west of downtown Reno, near the western border of Nevada.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.8 km2), all land.

The area is served by the Washoe County School District.

2008 earthquake swarm

In February 2008, an earthquake swarm began and activity was high until June 2008. The total number of earthquakes in the area reached over 5,000 and ranged from negative magnitudes to a moment magnitude 5.0 mainshock on April 26, 2008.

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