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4.1 magnitude earthquake hits just above Pahrump

Posted at 7:33 AM, Jul 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-17 10:33:09-04

An earthquake rattled Nevada around 3:30 a.m. Monday.

The United States Geological Survey says the 4.1 magnitude quake was felt about 30 miles north of Pahrump

Experts say this size of an earthquake doesn't typically cause much damage, though residents near the area may have felt some shaking.