LAKE TAHOE (KRON) — The area around Lake Tahoe is getting rattled by earthquakes Wednesday morning.
Two 5.7-magnitude earthquakes struck early Wednesday morning just after midnight near Lake Tahoe, according to the US Geological Survey.
The first 5.7-magnitude quake hit at 12:18 a.m. then the second 5.7-magnitude quake hit at 12:22 a.m.
They were centered in Hawthorne, a remote area of Nevada near the California border, about 70 miles south of Lake Tahoe.
The quakes were followed by a series of at least a dozen small aftershocks ranging from 2.5-magnitude to 4.0.
Another earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 struck at 1:13 a.m., according to USGS.
The aftershocks continued throughout the morning with a 3.5-magnitude quake hitting at 6:40 a.m.
There are no reports of damage or injuries but people in the area reported feeling the quake.