Series of small earthquakes rattles Quilcene-Brinnon area [Updated]
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Orange dots plotted by the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network show the locations of the swarm of small earthquakes in the southern Dabob Bay area Thursday night and early today. The largest dots represent the largest quakes: magnitude 3.4 and 2.8. The red dot is the latest micro quake.

Peninsula Daily News

[Corrects wrong time conversions from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time by source. Updates map.]

QUILCENE — A series of small earthquakes, starting with a magnitude 3.4 jolt just before midnight Thursday, rattled the Quilcene-Brinnon area.

There were no reports of injuries or damage, but “my house just shook,” wrote one resident on Facebook following the quake at 11:55:51 p.m., according to the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network.

A 2.8 aftershock was logged by the network at 4:57:07 a.m. today. The rest were micro quakes detected only by sensitive seismic equipment.

All of the quakes were about 18 miles beneath the surface and were in the southern Dabob Bay area, according to the network.

Last modified: December 06. 2013 11:55AM
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