Small quake north of Tacoma

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TACOMA — A 3.0-magnitude earthquake occurred 17 miles below the surface shortly after noon today in the Fife area.

University of Washington seismologists said the epicenter was about 5.5 miles north-northeast of Tacoma. There were no reports of damage or injury.

The tiny temblor struck at 12:29 p.m., the seismologists said.

A quake of magnitude 2.5 to 3 is the smallest generally felt by people.

Last modified: February 03. 2014 3:51PM
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