4.6 natural disaster rattles Seattle region in the middle of the night

4.6 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes in Seattle Area

The tremor, which hit the Three Lakes area of Washington State, less than 20 km from Everett, was measured at magnitude-4.6 around 2:51 am today.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey there was no tsunami risk.

Joan Gomberg, a USGS seismologist and affiliate faculty member at the University of Washington, said "the likelihood of a bigger one is small".

He did not expect any damage in Metro Vancouver given the size of the quake and the province's modern seismic building codes. "I felt that quake all the way on Vancouver Island!"

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Also Friday, there was a 4.9-magnitude natural disaster in Ridgecrest, CA., and a small 2.5-magnitude quake in Mexico City.

Exactly one week after 3 significant earthquakes hit the BC coast, a 4.6 magnitude quake struck near Seattle, WA early Friday.

The natural disaster initially registered as a 4.7 magnitude and was then downgraded to 4.4 before eventually going back up to a 4.6.

There were no immediate reports of injuries. There have been thousands of aftershocks of the magnitude 6.4 natural disaster on July 4 and the 7.1 quake that occurred the next day.

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