It was a morning filled with small tremors in an area near Mount St. Helens in Washington Wednesday.
The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network (PNSN) reported the day started with a 3.9 magnitude earthquake at 12:36 a.m. east of Spirit Lake.
— PNSN (@PNSN1) January 3, 2018
There have been 20 tremors since in the area ranging from 0.5 to 2.7 in magnitude.
The last in the swarm of quakes happened just after 9 a.m. with a magnitude of 1.4.
There have been a number of small earthquakes reported since the start of the new year, including in areas near Victoria.
Three clusters (near Victoria, Portland, and southwest Oregon) and one line (northern California) of tiny tremors to start off the new year in #Cascadia.https://t.co/GbXdBrcVEYhttps://t.co/urSgiNhwTU pic.twitter.com/049K1mBYxK
— John Cassidy (@earthquakeguy) January 2, 2018
The PNSN reported a small earthquake Monday night only 1.1 kilometres from the southwest coastline of Discovery Island before 7 p.m.