Several earthquakes shake Nevada
Thursday, February 21, 2008
The 6.0 quake, centered 12 miles (19 kilometers) from Wells had a depth of 5.6 miles (9 km) and caused at least 25 buildings to collapse. Damage to other buildings and windows was also reported, and at least two water mains were ruptured. Several cars were hit by bricks as they fell off buildings. One person was hospitalized for a broken arm, but no other injuries were reported.
Officials in Nevada are currently inspecting roads and dams in the region for damage. FEMA is also on their way to the area to help in the inspections.
- Mary Manning. "6.0 quake shakes Wells, Nev. (UPDATED)" — , February 21, 2008
- "Magnitude 6.0 - Nevada" — , February 21, 2008
- "6.0 Quake Rattles Northeastern Nevada" — , February 21, 2008