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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Las Vegas NV
1057 AM PST Wed Aug 19 2020

...Preliminary 4.8 Magnitude Earthquake about 22 miles West-
Southwest of Stovepipe Wells CA...

At 1032 AM PDT...An earthquake was felt by a few people near the

Preliminary reports from the USGS suggest the earthquake was a
Magnitude 4.8 on the Richter Scale centered about 22 miles west-
southwest of Stovepipe Wells, California.

Information released in this statement is preliminary. Updates on
the official magnitude will be provided as more information becomes
available from the United States Geological Survey.


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