U.S. Geological Survey reports 4.0 quake west of Quilcene on Christmas Eve

The U.S. Geological Survey reports a 4.0 earthquake struck about 6 kilometers west of the Quilcene area at 7:14 a.m. on Christmas Eve, Sunday, Dec. 24.

The depth of the earthquake was about 52.4 kilometers, the survey reports.

According to the survey’s parameters, the scale of shaking was weak with that scale typically reporting no damage.