Earthquake leaves homes shaking after huge 6.4 magnitude strike

A Nevada earthquake shook homes all the way to the neighboring state of California.

The 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck 57 kn northwest of Tonopah around 3 a.m. local time.

People in California said their houses were shaking.

It measures a depth of 7.6 km, according to the geological survey.

Images shared on social media show light fixtures moving as the ground moves.

It is not yet clear whether the earthquake caused damage or resulted in injury.



According to the Los Angeles Times, California and Nevada have an average of five earthquakes each year, with magnitudes between 6.0 and 7.0.

Tonopah is approximately 200 miles from Las Vegas and 380 miles from Los Angeles.

According to American reports, shakes have been felt from Salt Lake City to Central Valley in California.

The former is about 400 miles to the northeast, while the latter is about the same distance to the northwest.



Earthquake leaves homes shaking after huge 6.4 magnitude strike

A woman wrote on Twitter: “I felt # 35 earthquake about 35 minutes ago from my home south of Sacramento.

A few minutes later, there are reports of 6.2 magnitude near Tonopah, Nevada. I hope everything is alright!’

Another said he could feel vibrations moving in his bed.

He said, “I just finished the shock waves from an earthquake that struck minutes ago in Nevada.

For about 30-45 seconds, it felt like two people on either side of the bed started rocking it back and forth. I looked at my closet space and saw my hangers swinging! “

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