4.5 Quake Hits Near Hawthorne Nevada

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HAWTHORNE, NV – The Nevada Seismological Laboratory is reporting a 4.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Hawthorne, Yerington and Schurz at 7:15PM on Monday, Sept. 7, 2015.

The laboratory, located at the University of Nevada Reno, reported the earthquake’s epicenter was about 29 miles southeast of Yerington and 13 miles northwest of Hawthorne.

A second earthquake measuring 3.3 magnitude was also reported in the same area at 7:21PM.

So far no reports of any major damage.

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