Small quake under Strait of Juan de Fuca

A “micro earthquake”‘ measuring 2.4 was centered under the Strait of Juan de Fuca almost halfway between the Dungeness Spit and Victoria on Wednesday.

The quake, which had a depth of 27 miles below the sea bottom, occurred about 5:05 p.m., the University of Washington’s Department of Earth and Space Sciences reported.

There were no reports of injuries or damage — or even anyone feeling the quake.

It follows by four days an even smaller temblor, measuring magnitude 1.5, that was centered on Vancouver Island about 8 miles west of Victoria and 23 miles north of Port Angeles, the UW seismology report said.

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