4.6-magnitude earthquake in California felt in Vegas

Posted Saturday, 25 January 2020 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

A 4.6-magnitude earthquake with an epicenter about 200 miles south of Las Vegas was reportedly felt in the valley this evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The shaker occurred shortly after 7 p.m. near Barstow, Calif., the United States Geological Survey reported. It was followed by a 2.9-magnitude aftershock a few minutes later. The United States Geological Survey had received a couple dozen reports from the Las Vegas area in its website’s “did you feel it?” function. Further details were not immediately available.

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