TONOPAH, Nev. - - A moderate earthquake has struck in rural Nevada near the California state line.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 4.9 earthquake hit at 4:10 p.m.
It was centered 45 miles west of Tonopah, Nev., and followed by two smaller earthquakes recorded at magnitude 3.1 and magnitude 3.3.
The smaller earthquakes also were centered in the area west of Tonophah.
A Nye County sheriff's dispatcher said she felt the earthquake in Tonopah but there were no immediate reports of damage.
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