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Nevada earthquake leaves Las Vegas intact

The 6.3 earthquake has struck northeast Nevada.

Nevada earthquake leaves Las Vegas intact At 6:16 am today a strong earthquake has struck northeast Nevada. According to the U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake had a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 and at a depth of 6.2 miles below the surface. The epicenter of the Nevada earthquake was about 150 miles from Salt Lake City, Utah.

 Elko County Undersheriff Rocky Gonzalez said there are unconfirmed reports of damage to buildings. Las Vegas, the gambling capital of the world, has not reported any damage, however, reports estimate that over 2 million people in Nevada, Utah, Southern California and Idaho felt the earthquake. So far no injuries have been reported as a result of the Nevada earthquake.

 Published on 02/21/2008

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