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, of New Mexico has it mapped out here.



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