Earthquake felt in Vancouver, causes no damage

Earthquake measured 2.8




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; ;