Mild earthquake near Friday Harbor on Dec. 26 felt in Whatcom County

FRIDAY HARBOR — A magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 10:36 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 26, between Friday Harbor and Victoria, B.C., was felt in north Whatcom County, as far east as Lynden and Sumas. The quake occurred in Haro Strait, between the San Juan Islands and Canada’s Vancouver Island, about 14 miles northwest of Friday Harbor…

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Tim Newcomb is the assistant editor of the Lynden Tribune. Email Tim at tim@lyndentribune.com. Follow the Tribune on Twitter at @LyndenTribune.