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March 18, 2012 at 1:12 PM

Small earthquake measured in Grays Harbor County

An earthquake measuring 3.3 on the magnitude scale struck just before noon Sunday  about 80 miles southwest of Seattle.

The closest town to the epicenter is Oakville, in Grays Harbor County.

The quake measured III on the intensity scale, which means nearby residents might feel weak shaking, but no damage is likely.

According to the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network, the quake orginated about 26 miles underground. More details are available at the PNSN website.

 

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