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3.6 earthquake hits Lake Tahoe area

December 28, 2010 |  6:04 pm

A 3.6-magnitude earthquake was recorded near Lake Tahoe on Tuesday afternoon.

The temblor hit at 5:53 p.m. and was centered four miles from Kings Beach on the California side of the lake. The epicenter was about nine miles from Truckee and 87 miles from Sacramento.

There were no reports of damage or injuries from the small quake.

It's unclear what fault the quake hit on.

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