Small earthquake rattles Bonney Lake Sunday

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BONNEY LAKE, Wash. — A small earthquake shook Bonney Lake early Sunday afternoon, according to the United States Geological Survey.

The magnitude 2.8 earthquake struck about 1:13 p.m., southwest of Bonney Lake.

The earthquake comes as a number of small quakes rattled Western Washington in recent days.

Last week, at least 20 small earthquakes hit near the Kitsap Peninsula between Wednesday and Thursday.

A 3.3 magnitude was the first of the swarm, reported at 12:20 p.m. on Wednesday about 1.4 miles northeast of Bremerton.

Kitsap County dispatch said they received a couple calls about the earthquake, but there are no reports of injuries or damage at this time.

On Saturday, the Alaska Earthquake Center reported a magnitude 4.9 earthquake in the Aleutian Islands chain.

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