Second earthquake hits Lake Pend Oreille

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BONNER COUNTY, Idaho – Bonner County officials confirmed a 2.6 earthquake hit near Sandpoint on Monday around 7:00 a.m.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports the epicenter was at Lake Pend Oreille.

A 3.4 earthquake hit the same spot on Nov. 23rd, a week before. Reports came into KREM 2 from Ponderay, Sagle, Sandpoint and Spokane about feeling the earthquake.

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An expert from the University of Washington said the preliminary reading was for 3.8 but was downgraded once they located the epicenter at Lake Pend Oreille.