Earthquake shakes Lake Tahoe Monday afternoon

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An earthquake on Monday afternoon shook the Lake Tahoe Basin.

According to the United States Geological Survey a preliminary magnitude-3.6 temblor hit under the lake at about 12:24 p.m., about 3.6 miles southeast of Dollar Point on the North Shore.

The quake hit at about a depth of 1.25 miles.

Over 100 people reported feeling the quake about 15 minutes after the shake. It was felt in the Reno/Sparks area and as far west as Placerville.

About 13 minutes later a magnitude-2.9 quake shook near Tom’s Place, about 20 minutes south of Mammoth Lakes.

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