4.8 earthquake hits Truckee

The extent where people reported the earthquake north of Truckee to the U.S. Geological Survey's Did You Feel It web site at https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/nc73559265/tellus

The extent where people reported the earthquake north of Truckee to the U.S. Geological Survey's Did You Feel It web site at https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/nc73559265/tellus

 

A magnitude 4.87 earthquake hit near Independence Lake north of Truckee  on Thursday night.

According to the Nevada Seismological Laboratory at the University of Nevada, Reno, the shaker occurred 9:35 p.m.


Aftershocks from the earthquake continued for the next hour, according to the lab’s web site.


This is the second earthquake to occur in the Sierra in the last three weeks, with residents feeling a 3.93 magnitude earthquake that occurred in the middle of Lake Tahoe on April 25.

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