Moderate Earthquake Near Gabbs; Magnitude 3.9

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

GABBS, Nev. (AP) - A moderate earthquake shook a largely unpopulated part of west central Nevada overnight about 125 miles southeast of Reno.

The Nevada Seismological Laboratory says the magnitude 3.9 quake was reported at 4:04 a.m. Thursday with a depth of nearly 4 miles. The epicenter was about 18 miles northwest of Gabbs. It was followed by small aftershocks of 1.4 and 1.6

No damage has been reported.

Wendy Traub, a waitress at the R&H Cafe, told the Reno Gazette-Journal ( that she asked around but hasn't found anyone who felt it.

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