Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Minor earthquake on North Shore of Tahoe

The U.S. Geological Survey reported an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.5 struck Wednesday morning near Lake Tahoe. According to the USGS, the earthquake struck at about 2:05 a.m. and had an estimated depth of one-half mile. The quake was centered about 14 miles northwest of Tahoe City and about 4 miles west of Truckee, according to the USGS.
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