5.0 earthquake shakes western Nevada

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The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.0 earthquake shook western Nevada this morning.

The earthquake struck a little after 4:30am Wednesday, The epicenter is 24 miles southeast of the tiny town of Mina. A quake shook that area Sunday.

Last Friday, a 6.5 earthquake struck in nearby Tonopah. It was the biggest earthquake to hit the region in 65 years. It was felt in the Fresno area.

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