Thursday, February 21, 2008

Magnitude 6.0 quake shakes eastern Nevada

By Leslie Griffy, Mercury News

A 6.0 magnitude temblor struck in rural northeastern Nevada near Wells at around 6:20 a.m. today and at least one building collapsed, officials said.
There have been no reports of serious injuries.
Elko County Undersheriff Rocky Gonzalez said it is unclear what kind of building collapsed, but added that many people are reporting cracked walls and foundations.
The Flying J Truck Stop was evacuated because of a propane leak, Gonzalez said.

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