Earthquake rattles Washington state, followed by aftershock

Posted at 5:30 AM, Jul 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-12 07:30:26-04

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a 4.6 magnitude earthquake has rattled the Three Lakes area of Washington state.

That was followed minutes later by a 3.5 magnitude aftershock near the city of Monroe, some 30 miles (48 kilometers) northeast of Seattle.

The initial temblor was recorded at 2:51 a.m. Friday.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.