Magnitude 3.4 earthquake rattles Kitsap County

BREMERTON, Wash. — The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a minor earthquake rattled parts of the Kitsap Peninsula.

The 3.4-magnitude tremor struck about eight miles west of Bremerton at 9:30 Saturday morning.

The Kitsap Sun says residents from nearby towns, including Seabeck and Silverdale, felt the shaking.

Q13 News viewers closest to the epicenter reported short, intense tremors and described the sound as similar to a huge boulder dropping.

There were no immediate reports of damage.