SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A preliminary magnitude-5.3 earthquake shook western Nevada Thursday evening in the same area a magnitude-6.5 hit last week.
The United States Geological Survey reported the quake happened at about 5:22 p.m. 33 miles from Tonopah, about 125 miles southeast of Carson City.
There are no immediate reports of damage.
A map of where the earthquake was likely felt can be found HERE.
Hundreds of aftershocks have been reported in the area since a 6.5 magnitude quake Friday morning caused minor damage to U.S. Route 95, the main highway between Las Vegas and Reno.
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