The U.S. Geological Survey recorded a 1.5 magnitude earthquake early Thursday morning about 30 miles outside of Pahrump.
The quake was recorded at 12:47 a.m. about 4 miles underground and to the southwest of Pahrump, according to the USGS.
According to the USGS, there is a less than 1 percent chance Southern Nevadans will experience damage from earthquakes in 2017.
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