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Earthquake Shakes Northeast Nevada

By Matthew Harwood

A large earthquake hit northeast Nevada this morning, measuring 6.3 on the Richter Scale according to preliminary reports from the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake was reported at 6:16 a.m. (EST).

The epicenter of the earthquake was located 11 miles southeast of Wells, Nevada, near the Nevada-Utah border. The small town has a population of 1,300.

"There are no immediate reports of damage or injures," reported the Associated Press.

To see where the earthquake struck, KRQE.com of New Mexico has it mapped out here.

 

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