WELLS, NEVADA: About 0630 this morning a 6.3 earthquake was centered in Wells, Nevada. The area is about ten miles from Elko. Reports of the earthquake have been made in Utah and as far south as southern California.
Official reports are that NHP (Nevada Highway Patrol) has been called to help Elko police with damage in Wells.
Unofficial reports are that eight buildings are damaged and down. Also, there have been at least six after-shocks felt in Wells.