An earthquake with 6.5 magnitude hits a remote area of Nevada, United States, at 7:03 pm Malaysian time on Friday (15th of May).
No injuries and casualties were reported. According to , the revised ranking makes the quake the first large one since 1954, said Graham Kent, director of the Nevada Seismological Laboratory.
"As the third most seismic state in the nation, we kind of had a streak of not having big earthquakes for 66 years," Kent said.
欧美Av无码高清在线"This was a magnitude 6.5, and it was certainly felt in the Reno-Tahoe area, and also throughout the San Joaquin and Sacramento valleys in California," Kent said.
The Nye County Sheriff's office took a video of the damage to US 95 in Esmeralda County.
"As you can see, the highway has shifted at mile marker Esmeralda 89," Nye County Sheriff Sharon Wehrly says in the video. "A Nye County patrol is on the way to Gabbs to meet with the townspeople, assess damage, and assist them."
According to , officials said goods tumbled from market shelves, sidewalks heaved and storefront windows cracked shortly after 4 a.m. People from Salt Lake City to California’s Central Valley tweeted that they felt shaking.
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