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There’s a rumble rolling through town… check back for more details!

Thanks to MaQuade Chesley for this link:

The Earthquake was centered 48 miles north of Mesquite with a measure of 5.4.

The waves from the quake could be felt in Moapa as well as St. George.

Update as of 1:30 p.m.:

Since the initial earthquake of 5.4 magnitude was felt at 11:47, the website reports about 12 smaller quakes ranging from 1.5 to 3.8 magnitude in the surrounding areas. Activity is likely to continue for several hours or days.

To monitor the latest shakes, go to