4.3 earthquake hits Central Washington

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by KING 5 News

NWCN.com

Posted on June 27, 2013 at 9:19 AM

A magnitude 4.3 earthquake shook an area in Central Washington on Wednesday night.

The earthquake at 7:45 p.m. occurred 25.9 miles west-northwest of Entiat, 33 miles northwest of Wenatchee.

The quake was 6.33 miles deep.

"We really felt it here in Leavenworth. Felt like our house was being bulldozed," Kaitlyn Griffith said on the KING 5 Facebook page.

"Wiggle, jiggle and shake with a popping sound that sounded like someone slapped the house," said Chris Millsap of Manson.

"The whole house shook, everything rattled, the water and the dogs dish went from side to side and it was just a huge roar like a big thunder rumble right on top of us," said Pam McElravy, who was at the Lake Chelan YMCA camp.

Hundreds of people responded to the "Did you feel it?" on the USGS website. People from Olympia to Kent, Issaquah and Mount Vernon reported feeling it.

USGS said the shaking was "light" and there was no damage.

A 2.4 magnitude aftershock occurred at 9:21 p.m.

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