A preliminary 5.0 magnitude earthquake struck near the California and Nevada state line Friday night, according to the United States Geological Survey.

The epicenter was recorded 15.6 miles from Mina, Nevada at 11:50 p.m.

No other information was immediately available. Updates to come.

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By Richard Moran

Richard Moran loves to write about sports with the Golden State Online. Before that, he worked as a senior writer at ESPN. Richard grew up in San Diego and graduated from the University of San Diego in 2004, after which he worked as an editor for five years.

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