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Earthquake in Amboy, Washington - January 30, 2013

By January 30, 2013

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A 3.7 magnitude earthquake hit a small town 22 miles to the northeast of Vancouver, Wash., and just 3 miles from the small town of Amboy. The quake took place at 5:03 p.m. PST. Details are still emerging, but it does not appear there was any damage.

While this quake was relatively small, it was strong enough that citizens of the Vancouver area could feel it.

Learn more about earthquakes in Washington state, including what types of earthquakes we have and what kinds of faults crisscross our region.


January 30, 2013 at 9:25 pm
(1) Roger Amundson says:

I think today’s earthquake was January 30, not January 20.
Other info seems correct

January 31, 2013 at 10:05 pm
(2) seattle says:

You’re so right! Corrected.

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