SEATTLE, Wash. — A magnitude-2.6 earthquake struck about 9 miles west-southwest of Darrington, Wash., Thursday night, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake occurred at 8:41 p.m. Thursday, and at a depth of about 7.6 miles, the USGS said.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

Darrington has a high earthquake risk, with a total of 347 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 56.78% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Darrington, WA within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Darrington, WA was a 5.8 Magnitude in 1996.

Keep up-to-date on all earthquake activity in the Pacific Northwest by visiting the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network —


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