This evening the U.S. Geological Survey on Wednesday reported that a 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck in Lone Pine, California, near Death Valley.
USGS initially reported it as a 6.0 magnitude earthquake but downgraded it to a 5.8 magnitude. McCarran International Airport said ground turbulence was felt but there was no impact to operations.
Prelim M6.0 Earthquake Central California Jun-24 17:40 UTC, updates https://t.co/j7OqJ1bFzn
— USGS Big Quakes (@USGSBigQuakes) June 24, 2020
Residents who felt the gravity of the quake are already commenting on social media.
Who’s feeling that? There’s an earthquake in Las #Vegas right now.
— Clark County Nevada (@ClarkCountyNV) June 24, 2020
— Nathan Tannenbaum (@ntannenbaum) June 24, 2020
hm yeah es facil de cagarse cause earthquakes are a pretty random occurance pero at the very least las placas estan letting toda esa presion out con multiples terremotos i guess idk i’m not an expert lmaoo
— kai? (@wormsaregross) June 24, 2020
Did you feel the #earthquake here in Las Vegas? We felt it at City Hall downtown.
— City of Las Vegas (@CityOfLasVegas) June 24, 2020
— Kevin Janison (@KevinNews3LV) June 24, 2020