3.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Southern Nevada Desert

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

RENO, Nev. -- An earthquake rattled the southern Nevada desert northeast of Las Vegas Saturday just after noon.

The Nevada Seismological Laboratory at the University of Nevada, Reno reports the quake happened at 12:23pm. It was centered in the desert between the towns of Caliente and Mesquite (33 km SSE of Caliente, NV; 65 km S of Pioche, NV; 66 km NNW of Mesquite, NV). The epicenter was located at a depth of 17.01 kilometers.

There are no reports of damage or injuries.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
KOLO-TV 4850 Ampere Drive Reno, NV 89502
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 202854591 - kolotv.com/a?a=202854591