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[BC省新聞] Magnitude-4.6 earthquake hits Seattle area, felt in B.C.

Quake struck just before 3 a.m. PT in the area of Three Lakes, Wash.CBC News · Posted: Jul 12, 2019 6:02 AM PT | Last Updated: an hour ago


An earthquake struck near the area of Three Lakes, Wash. on Friday morning. The tremor could reportedly be felt in B.C. (U.S. Geological Survey)

A minor earthquake that struck outside Seattle has reportedly been felt as far north as the Vancouver area.  
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake, which had a preliminary magnitude of 4.6, struck just before 3 a.m. PT in the area of Three Lakes, Wash., about 40 kilometres northeast of Seattle.  
An interactive map on the USGS website showed several dozen people in the Vancouver area reported feeling the shaking.  
The quake was followed a couple of minutes later by an aftershock with a preliminary magnitude of 3.5, according to USGS.  
There are no reports of injuries.

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