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A 3.0-magnitude earthquake strikes Washington, USA.

USGS reported a 3.0-magnitude earthquake 4.6 miles west of Renton, King County, Washington, USA an hour ago. The quake struck at a shallow depth of 29.3km.

The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might revised later on as seismologists review their data and calculations, or else as other agencies issue their report.

Based on preliminary data the quake did not cause any damage. Towns or cities that might have felt a very weak shaking include Riverton (pop. 6,400) located 2 miles from the epicenter, Burien (pop. 50,500) 2 miles away, Renton (pop. 100,200) 5 miles away, Renton (pop. 100,200) 5 miles away, Seattle (pop. 684,500) 8 miles away, and Kent (pop. 127,000) 9 miles away.

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