The epicenter of the quake was near Monroe in Snohomish County. The USGS's intensity map illustrated that 12 people in East Wenatchee and Wenatchee felt the quake while over 40 people in Leavenworth felt shaking.
There were no immediate reports of injuries. Police in nearby Lake Stevens reported no damage to city infrastructure. The quake was followed by a 3.5 aftershock.More news: Celtics Reportedly Waiving Guerschon Yabusele
The state Department of Transportation sent crews out to inspect bridges but no damage was found by Friday afternoon. A handful of smaller aftershocks followed, according to the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network.
This latest quake in Seattle comes just a week after a powerful 7.1-magnitude natural disaster hit Southern California last Friday, causing damage to buildings. Thrust faults are common in the Cascade Range, Caruso said.More news: Saguaro cactus impales car in Arizona crash
Residents of Vancouver, Victoria and other spots near the border jumped on Twitter in the middle of the night to say they felt shaking.
She said scientists were working Friday morning to better quantify those chances.More news: Forty-something Tiger Woods burns bright in inspiring Serena Williams
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