Nevada isn't included in an earthquake early warning system being developed for California, Oregon and Washington. If that changes, emergency planners will find a system already in place to make it work.
A shallow earthquake rattled Indonesia's third-largest city Medan on Monday evening, damaging houses and sending thousands of frightened people into the streets. There were no immediate reports of casualties.
A series of earthquakes, the strongest registering 5.5 to 5.7, shook northern Nevada shortly early Wednesday morning. The were felt over a wide area but the quakes shook hardest in Hawthorne just 18 miles from the epicenter.
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