Mount Rainier

The Nisqually Glacier slopes down toward Paradise in Mount Rainier National Park.

A 3.6 magnitude earthquake capped off an active weekend of seismic activity at Mount Rainier National Park Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. 

It hit at about 12:30 p.m. Sunday and was felt as far away as Kent about 80 miles away, according to a report by The Seattle Times. 

There were more than a dozen smaller earthquakes at Mount Rainier between Thanksgiving and Sunday, but the 3.6 magnitude quake was by far the largest. The others all came in below 1.0 magnitude, according to the Times. 

It was relatively shallow at about a mile beneath the earth’s surface. 

According to the Seattle Times, the mountain usually sees about one earthquake a week. Still, officials said the activity isn’t out of the ordinary and an eruption is not imminent. 

“These periodic swarms of little earthquakes are quite normal for Mount Rainier,” Bill Steele, of the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network, told The Seattle Times. 

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