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USGS reports small earthquake west of Shelton

Post by Brian Everstine on Sep. 30, 2009 at 8:51 pm |
September 30, 2009 10:08 pm

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting a 3.4-magnitude earthquake that occurred at about 8:10 p.m.

The quake’s epicenter is reportedly about 6 miles west of Shelton, about 36 miles away from Tacoma. The USGS has reported 14 earthquakes in Washington within the past seven days, with tonight’s being the largest.0

People reported feeling the minor quake from as far away as Tacoma, north of Bremerton and west of Aberdeen.

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