Western Washington homeowners are shaken after a magnitude-4.3 earthquake.
Homes near Seattle, Washington, were rattled by a magnitude-4.3 earthquake that struck on Sunday, October 8, 2023, at 7:21 p.m. Pacific Time. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake’s epicenter was about two miles northeast of Marrowstone, Washington, and about 41 miles southeast of British Columbia. According to the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network, the earthquake hit at a depth of 57 kilometers and was widely felt around the Puget Sound region.
The shaking was felt in Port Ludlow, Edmonds, Lynnwood, Everett, Marysville, Shoreline, Seattle, and Bellevue.
Reports from this earthquake
“A small bang and a large bang rattled our windows. They felt like explosions. The intensity was moderate.”
“ I was on the couch and felt the initial jolt of the earthquake, like a big bang. Then my couch was shaking and I felt sensations coming up from the floor.”
Every earthquake has something to teach us and can serve as a wake-up call 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.
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