Small quake shakes Port Townsend, bay area Wednesday night

A map shows a 3.1-magnitude quake that took place about 10 p.m. Wednesday in Admiralty Bay between Port Townsend and Oak Harbor. (U.S. Geological Survey)

PORT TOWNSEND — The U.S. Geological Survey reported an earthquake in Admiralty Bay off Port Townsend at about 10 p.m. Wednesday night.

The 3.1-magnitude quake was located beneath the bay between Port Townsend and Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island.

Its estimated origin was about 14.2 miles below the surface.

No damage has yet been reported.

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