USGS reports magnitude-6.4 earthquake in western Nevada

TONOPAH, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Service is reporting that a magnitude-6.4 earthquake struck in remote western Nevada early Friday.

The temblor was reported at 4:03 a.m. about 35 miles outside Tonopah, just east of the Sierra Nevada range.

The quake’s depth was estimated to be 4.7 miles (7.6 kms) deep.

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