3.0 Earthquake West of Silverdale

Posted by on February 27, 2014 at 2:37 pm

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A 3.0 earthquake centered just west of Silverdale and approximately 2.6 miles west as the crow flies from the west side of Bainbridge Island occurred today, February 27, at 7:48 a.m.

According to Pacific Northwest Seismic Network data, today’s quake is the largest to strike Washington and Oregon in nearly two months.

A 3.5 quake struck Poulsbo on December 5, 2013. Neither quake caused significant damage because of its depth. Today’s quake was 10.5 miles below the earth’s surface, and the Poulsbo quake was 11.5 miles deep.

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