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Magnitude 3 earthquake strikes near Bellingham overnight

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Jenni Sheppard Jun 29, 2017 6:41 am 1,791

A magnitude 3 earthquake just off the coast of Bellingham, in Washington state, was reported after midnight on Thursday morning.

According to the US Geological Service, the quake happened at 12:40 am in Bellingham Bay, between the city and Lummi Island, and had a depth of 14 km.

The quake’s epicentre was only 69 km from Vancouver, and 39 km from Abbotsford.

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Jenni Sheppard
Jenni is a former Senior Staff Writer at Daily Hive. Happy Vancouverite. Traveller, snowboarder, foodie, film fan, feminist, geek, cheesemaker, curler.

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