3.6 Magnitude Earthquake Near Mount Rainier


3.6 quake hits near Mount Rainier.

Goat Rocks, WA: This afternoon around 12:30 p.m., the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network observed a 3.6 magnitude earthquake as it happened near Goat Rocks.

Goat Rocks is an extinct stratovolcano in the Cascade Range, located between Mount Rainier and Mount Adams in southern Washington.

The earthquake was measured with a depth of -1.28 km (-0.78 miles).

For better understanding of where the location of this quake was located, we put together some references for you: 3.3 km (2.05 miles) Northeast from Goat Rocks, WA
66.2 km (41.04 miles) Southeast from Morton, WA
110.4 km (68.45 miles) Southeast from Tacoma, WA

The quake has been reviewed by a seismologist, and details were confirmed.

Official tweet from the PNSN: