Earthquake hits Lake Tahoe area | TheUnion.com

Earthquake hits Lake Tahoe area

Staff report

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake struck the Tahoe area at 3:08 p.m. on Thursday.

The quake was centered about three miles north of Dollar Point and half a mile beneath the ground, according to the United States Geological Survey.

A series of faults runs through the Tahoe Basin including one that runs directly underneath Dollar Point.

Check out your local fault activity here.

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