3.5 earthquake hits Wednesday near Tahoe Vista | SierraSun.com

3.5 earthquake hits Wednesday near Tahoe Vista

Staff report

TAHOE VISTA, Calif. — A magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported Wednesday afternoon off Lake Tahoe’s North Shore, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake occurred at 5:08 p.m., at a depth of 3.7 miles. According to USGS, the epicenter was about 2 miles west of Tahoe Vista and 7 miles southeast of Truckee.

It occurred roughly 18 miles from Carson City, 21 miles from South Lake Tahoe and 25 miles from Reno.

No injuries were reported.


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