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Minor earthquake strikes near Markleeville

The star indicates the location of the quake.

A minor earthquake was reported Sunday night outside Markleeville.

The magnitude 3 quake reportedly occurred at 8:50 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, about 4.9 miles northeast of Markleeville — approximately 19.6 miles southeast of South Lake Tahoe.

Magnitude 3 earthquakes are typically not widely felt, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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