leaves Las Vegas intact
The 6.3 earthquake has struck
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.
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.