A 2.9 magnitude earthquake hit Kootenay Lake near Boswell on Dec. 31.

A 2.9 magnitude earthquake hit Kootenay Lake near Boswell on Dec. 31.

Earthquake rattles Kootenay Lake

The US Geological Survey reported a 2.9 magnitude quake on Dec. 31.

A 2.9 magnitude earthquake rattled Kootenay Lake on New Year’s Eve according to a report from the US Geological Survey’s National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program.

The shake was reported 34 kilometres east of Nelson, near Boswell.

No damage was reported.