Earthquake felt in Vancouver, causes no damage

Earthquake measured 2.8

By Erik Hidle, Columbian staff writer

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An earthquake shook homes as far north as Felida and Salmon Creek on Saturday night.

According to the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network, the earthquake occurred around 4:25 p.m. The earthquake's epicenter was located in the Columbia River, just west of Hayden Island.

Ted Lewis, a Salmon Creek resident, said the earthquake shook his house up a bit, but not enough to cause any problems.

"We've felt these in the past where they shake the house," Lewis said. "But it's not even a rumble, mostly the ground shook and that was it."

The earthquake registered as a magnitude 2.8 Saturday's shake is considered a small earthquake, and typically doesn't cause many problems.There have been no reports of damage in the Vancouver area as of Monday morning.

Erik Hidle: 360-735-4547; http://twitter.com/col_clarkgov ; erik.hidle@columbian.com.