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Magnitude 4.7 earthquake rattles northeast Nevada, near Elko

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Posted at 12:08 PM, Aug 31, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-01 02:19:40-04

NEVADA (KTNV)  — A sizable earthquake rattled northeast Nevada outside of Elko on Tuesday morning.

A magnitude 4.7 earthquake was registered about 13 miles south of Wells at 10:21 a.m., according to the United States Geological Survey.

No immediate word of any injuries or damage was reported.