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An overnight earthquake with an epicentre around 65 kilometres north of Seattle was felt in British Columbia.
The tremor, which hit the Three Lakes area of Washington State, less than 20 km from Everett, was measured at magnitude-4.6 around 2:51 am today.
The earthquake, which had a depth of 24.3 km, was unsurprisingly felt in Seattle, but it was felt in multiple parts of B.C. as well.
M4.7 - 2km N of Three Lakes, Washington— World Earthquakes on the Map (@MapQuake) July 12, 2019
Date-Time: 2019-07-12 09:51:37 UTChttps://t.co/hEGLffM8hA#USGS #Earthquake #Washington pic.twitter.com/Vb5tSyrRSz
Residents of Vancouver, Victoria and other spots near the border jumped on Twitter in the middle of the night to say they felt shaking.
“Went on Twitter just to make sure I wasn’t crazy,” said user @jothmsn. “I felt that earthquake all the way on Vancouver Island!”
A tweet from @cheaubrey said “anyone else felt what seem(ed) like an earthquake (in) Vancouver? That woke me from my sleep…”
This morning’s tremor follows a cluster of quakes off Vancouver Island last week and a pair of major earthquakes that shook southern California on Thursday and Friday.
Went on Twitter just to make sure I wasn’t crazy... I felt that earthquake all the way on Vancouver Island! #earthquake— JO 🍃 (@jothmsn) July 12, 2019
Vancouver was that an #earthquake ? 🙆🏿♀️😳— yvonne kushe (@kushemusic) July 12, 2019
Just felt an earthquake for a second. #Abbotsford #Vancouver #Seattle #SeattleEarthquake— AdrogeusStevens (@adrogeus) July 12, 2019
________________________________— CHÉ (@cheaubrey) July 12, 2019
Anyone else felt what seem like an earthquake #Vancouver ? That woke me from my sleep...#earthquake
Just felt second ever #earthquake in Vancouver. Seems like it hit Seattle. Felt minor shaking here.— Derek (@SamuraiSniper7) July 12, 2019
That was an earthquake, right? #Vancouver— Sho Yamamoto (@theshoyamamoto) July 12, 2019
Was there just an earthquake in Vancouver?— Ryan 🇨🇦 (@CanadianRy) July 12, 2019