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Small Quake Rattles Seattle-Tacoma Area

An earthquake struck sear the Seattle area on Thursday (March 29) morning just as people many people were rising. The preliminary magnitude was 2.4, according according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Details from the USGS:

Date-Time:

Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 13:20:23 UTC

Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 06:20:23 AM at epicenter

Location: 47.708°N, 122.047°W

Depth: 12.4 km (7.7 miles)

Distances from epicenter:

3 km (2 miles) N (3

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