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Magnitude 5.5 earthquake hits remote corner of Nevada

Posted at 8:49 AM, Nov 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-13 19:09:22-05

MINA, Nev. — A magnitude 5.5 earthquake has struck a remote corner of Nevada.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake struck shortly after 1 a.m. local time, shaking the desert and spots in California's Sierra mountains. It was centered about 21 miles southeast of Mina, a town of about 155, at a depth of less than four miles.

People reported feeling it across lightly populated communties and there were no immediate reports of damage.