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Earthquake shakes residents awake


Last updated 7/17/2019 at Noon

Nothing like a 3 a.m. earthquake to get your heart rate going.

That’s exactly what happened last Friday, July 12, when a magnitude 4.6 earthquake shook things up in the area. The quake originated in Snohomish County in the Three Lakes/Monroe/Lake Tye area at 2:51 a.m.

Many in Mukilteo took to social media in the minutes after the quake, responding to various news outlets that asked who felt the quake and where.

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported the quake was felt as far north as Vancouver, British Columbia, south to Olympia, and east to Wenatchee.

The quake and its a...

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