Earthquake Report

Magnitude 4.5, E of Mt Rainier, WA
Saturday October 7, 2006 at 07:48:26.57 PM (PDT)

Magnitude 4.5
Time Sunday October 8, 2006 at 02:48:26.57 Z (UTC)
Saturday October 7, 2006 at 07:48:26.57 PM (PDT)
Distance from 12.4 km E of Mt Rainier, WA
38.9 km NNW of Goat Rocks, WA
100.4 km SE of Seattle, WA (1st & Yesler)
Coordinates 46.852 deg N
121.598 deg W
Depth 4 km
Quality fair (BC)
Note: 1 km = 0.621 mile or 1 mile = 1.61 km
Map showing epicenter
Name of Event File: 06100802482c

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