Friday, January 30, 2009

Early morning jolt in Seattle...

was not due to Starbucks.

A weak M4.5 earthquake shook the Seattle-Tacoma area this morning around 5:25 am. The minor temblor did no damage (but woke many up) according to news reports. Yep, we did pick this event up on our own seismometer.

Teachable moment: Link to Seattle Urban Seismic Hazard Maps

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