Over two dozen earthquakes hit near Lake Tahoe within four hours and are felt in San Francisco and Las Vegas - adding to the nearly 700 tremors felt within California area in last week

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Over two dozen earthquakes have been reported to hit the California-Nevada frontier early Wednesday morning, with tremors being felt as far north as Sacramento as well as San Francisco and Las Vegas.

The earthquakes struck near Lake Tahoe, and their rumblings were felt across areas of both states, KTVN reported.

Reports - Problems

There were no immediate reports of problems.

The US Geological Surveys says two magnitude 5.7 temblors were both centered in a remote area of Nevada near the California line, about 70 miles southeast of Lake Tahoe.

Quakes - Magnitudes - Los - Angeles - Times

At least seven quakes with magnitudes between 3 and 5.6 were reported shortly afterward, according to The Los Angeles Times.

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Quakes - Time - Minutes - Series - Aftershocks

The moderate quakes, which struck at 12:18am local time and then four minutes later, were followed by a series of smaller aftershocks.

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