Small earthquake occurs near Clearlake


CLEARLAKE – A small earthquake hit near Clearlake on Saturday afternoon.

The US Geological Survey reported that the 2.3 magnitude earthquake took place at 2:42 p.m. five miles west of Clearlake, five miles south southwest of Clearlake Oaks and 6 miles east of Kelseyville.

The quake was recorded at a depth of 2.5 miles.

With no accompanying earthquakes, the small quake appears to have been an isolated event.

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