LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A Washington State earhtquake today struck in the predawn hours outside of Vancouver. The Washington earthquake today was centered just west of Mount St. Helens Volcano, USGS reports to news. No injures have yet to be detailed by local news.
The region, west of Mount St. Helens Volcano in Washington State, was struck by a 3.4 magnitude quake this morning, USGS indicates to news. The quake struck with a shallow epicenter. Local news reports the quake was centered only six miles below the earth’s surface.
Shortly before 3 am local time, the quake struck ten miles northwest of St Helens Volcano, fifteen miles south of Morton. The quake was also eighteen miles southeast of Mossyrock. USGS reports to news that the quake was thirty-seven miles east of Longview and fifty-two miles northeast of Vancouver.
The quake was centered west of Gifford Pinchot National Forest and north of Mt Hood National Forest. The quake was east of Woodland, Battle Ground, and Salmon Creek, USGS indicates to news.
In related news, a 5.1 magnitude quake struck off the coast of New Zealand today. The quake, registering a 6 mile depth, was roughly one hundred miles west of Invercargill, New Zealand and two hundred miles south of Queenstown.