SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Two earthquakes struck early Wednesday circuitously Lake Tahoe, and their rumblings were felt opposite areas of dual states. There were no evident reports of problems.
The U.S. Geological Surveys says a dual bulk 5.7 temblors were both centered in a remote area of Nevada circuitously a California line, about 70 miles southeast of Lake Tahoe.
The assuage quakes, that struck during 12:18 a.m. PST and afterwards 4 mins later, were followed by a array of smaller aftershocks.
The Mineral County Sheriff’s Department in Hawthorne, Nevada, circuitously a epicenter, says staffers felt both quakes, though they have not had any reports of repairs or damage. The bureau says a quakes apparently did trigger criminal alarms during dual businesses, and caused a stone slip that did not retard a circuitously highway.
In further to Lake Tahoe, a USGS says a quakes were felt in such areas as Carson City, Nevada, and Yosemite National Park and Mammoth Lakes in California, all roughly 60 miles from a epicenter.