3.8 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Falls City, WA

Magnitude-3.8 Earthquake Falls City, Washington
Falls City, Washington earthquake details from USGS

King County, Washington, homeowners are shaken after the magnitude-3.8 earthquake.

Falls City, Washington, was rattled by a magnitude-3.8 earthquake that struck on Tuesday, August 8, 2023, at 3:17 a.m. Pacific Time. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake had a depth of about 9 miles.

The shaking was felt in Sammamish, Redmond, Bellevue, Renton, Seattle, and Tacoma. 

An earthquake like this can serve as a reminder for those who do not have earthquake insurance to look for coverage today! Stay prepared and protect your home/valuables before it is too late.

Reports from this earthquake

A homeowner in Granite Falls, Washington, reports:

“Bed shook briefly but noticeably, to the point that it almost felt like someone deliberately shaking the bed. The door rattled violently in its frame. I am upstairs and felt the earthquake distinctly enough to be awakened.”

A homeowner in Falls City, Washington, states:

“Was not long. But loud. It could have been the old house. Shook back and forth for a few seconds. Long enough to realize it was an earthquake and for me to jump from the bed into a doorway.

Another homeowner replied with a comment stating: “I have a newish home in Snoqualmie Ridge, and it was very loud.”

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