Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office
Department of Emergency Management
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Friday, December 6, 2013
Small Earthquakes reported under Hood Canal
Several small quakes have been recorded under the Hood Canal near Seabeck.
Dispatchers with the Kitsap and Jefferson County sheriff's offices say they have received no reports the quakes were even felt.
The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network recorded a 3.4 magnitude quake at 11:55 p.m. Thursday about 10 miles west of Poulsbo. It was followed by a 1.3 magnitude quake at 12:33 a.m. Friday in the same area. And there was a 2.8 magnitude quake in the same general location at 4:57 a.m. Friday. The quakes were at a depth of 11 miles.