x

FOX 61 | Connecticut breaking news, weather, traffic, sports and social media

Magnitude 4.6 earthquake shakes Seattle area

As reported by Q13 FOX SEATTLE– If you felt the earth moving early Friday morning, you weren’t alone. The United States Geological Survey reports a 4.6 magnitud...
usgs-earthquake

As reported by Q13 FOX

SEATTLE– If you felt the earth moving early Friday morning, you weren’t alone.

The United States Geological Survey reports a 4.6 magnitude earthquake hit the Seattle area.

The earthquake initially registered  as a 4.7 magnitude and was then downgraded to 4.4 before eventually going back up to a 4.6.

The earthquake was relatively shallow, but according to the USGS map, it was felt all the way to the Canadian border.

The quake hit at about 2:52 a.m.

The epicenter of the quake was east of Everett.

NWS Seattle says a Tsunami is not expected.

People across the region are reporting having felt the quake:

This story is breaking and will be updated shortly.