3.4 quake hits just north of Mount St. Helens

3.4 quake hits just north of Mount St. Helens

3.4 quake hits just north of Mount St. Helens

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by Associated Press

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Posted on January 25, 2012 at 7:14 AM

Updated Wednesday, Jan 25 at 2:29 PM

SEATTLE (AP) -- A magnitude 3.4 earthquake occurred at 2:51 a.m. Wednesday about 10 miles north of Mount St. Helens.

The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network reports mild shaking was felt in Longview, Castle Rock and Morton.

The University of Washington reports the quake was followed by a half-dozen small aftershocks in the next hour.

Small quakes are common in the area around the volcano in southwest Washington.

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