Preliminary 4.8 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes on California-Nevada Border

A USGS map shows the location of a 4.8 magnitude quake on the California-Nevada border.

A preliminary 4.8 magnitude earthquake struck on the California-Nevada border near Death Valley National Park Wednesday afternoon, according to the United States Geological Survey.

The quake struck at 4:28 p.m. and was centered 24.1 miles east-northeast of Big Pine, the USGS said.

No other information was immediately available.

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