Mina Nevada earthquake: State hit by powerful 5.5 magnitude quake just 30 seconds before California shaken by 5.2 tremor

TWO earthquakes have rocked California and Nevada in the early hours of this morning.

The first magnitude 5.5 one happened near Minda, Nevada, at 1.13am local time.

The second magnitude 5.2 quake happened about 125 miles to the south, near the village of Olancha, California, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reports.

The epicentre of the Nevada earthquake was about 20.5 miles southeast of Mina, at a depth of 3.9 miles.

It was not far from Death valley National Park and a Naval Air Weapons Station.

The US Geological Survey reported several others, ranging in magnitude from 2.5 to 4.4, occurred in the same area within a half-hour time frame.

No damage nor casualties have been reported so far.

​A powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit California in May this year.

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