A Seismic Bump in the Night

There was a magnitude 2.5 earthquake in the wee hours of Monday morning just west of Seattle by Kitsap Lake. Now, I know a 2.5 earthquake is pretty minimal, but I never would have thought it would be completely ignored. I didn't see any mention of the quake in the papers or on the news, yet just stumbled across it on the USGS website.

Link to the details of the quake.

While there's little chance that we would have felt it all the way out here in the Cascade foothills (roughly 45 miles from the epicenter) we are indeed still waiting for our first tremor. We've lived here for over 4 years now -- I thought for sure we would have felt one by now. It didn't take no time at all before we got treated to a couple of hurricanes when we moved to NC, why is Washington letting us down?

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