Update: Magnitude 4.2 earthquake reported near Lake Tahoe, shakes Carson City

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A 4.2 magnitude earthquake was reported in the Lake Tahoe area around 8:25 a.m. and there have been a few aftershocks since then. The United States Geological Survey has updated the magnitude on the first quake from 4.1 to 4.2.

The quake was about 5 miles southeast of Dollar Point, California which is a few miles north of Tahoe City.

A few smaller quakes followed measuring 3.1 and 2.8 within an hour of the quake.

The earthquake was felt during proceedings at the Nevada Legislature:

A speaker at the Assembly Ways and Means committee hearing paused as she spoke on the third floor of the Nevada Legislature, noting that she would keep on going because there was a lot of work to do.

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