Officials in Pahrump believe that the recent Fourth of July earthquake caused the death of resident Troy Ray as he was working on his car. If true, it will be the first earthquake-related death in the state in recorded history, according to research geologist Craig dePolo. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Nye County Sheriff’s Office investigated a man’s death reported on July 9 that may have been related to a Southern California earthquake that occurred on July 4 and was felt in Southern Nevada. (Nye County Sheriff’s Office)
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Ridgecrest resident Wynn “Bear” Musser shows the damage at his trailer after an earthquake in July 2019. (Shea Johnson/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Some NBA players were on the 36th floor of their hotel when Friday’s 7.1 earthquake was felt in Las Vegas. Portland Trail Blazers Anfernee Simons and Gian Clavell were both taken by surprise when they saw items in their room start to move.
A 7.1 magnitude earthquake was felt in Las Vegas Friday night. Little damage was reported in the Las Vegas valley, although some events were canceled.
The California earthquake that was felt in Las Vegas hit the downtown Arts District as First Friday was taking place. Local vendors who felt the shake were unsure of what was happening at first but after realizing it was a small earthquake, continued business as usual.
The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 7.1-magnitude earthquake in Southern California Friday night about 11 miles from Ridgecrest, California.
Zion Williamson’s NBA Summer League debut was cut short after an earthquake from Southern California was felt at the Thomas and Mack Center. NBA Summer League Executive Director Warren LaGarie spoke to the media discussing why the decision was made to cancel the remaining games.