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Emergency planning pays off

Earthquakes are no stranger to Nevada. Every year small earthquakes rattle the Silver State, striking at a time when residents least expect it. During the past six years, earthquakes have rocked every corner of the state ranging from a series of small earthquakes near Walker Lake and Hawthorne to west of Reno near Mogul and the California state border to a power earthquake in February 2008 that struck Wells, a small community of about 1,200 residents located midway between Elko and Wendover. It is no surprise, therefore, that earthquake preparedness is a must in Nevada, which ranks behind Alaska and …

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