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EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI PREPAREDNESS

Tip of the Week for July 22 from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office – Oregon Previously, we’ve covered ways you can prepare your family in case of disasters. This week we want to help you be prepared for two specific disasters that can occur on the Oregon Coast. Prepare for the Next Quake or Tsunami. Some people think […]

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Earthquake rattles Washington state, followed by aftershock

Associated Press Published 4:00 AM PST Jul 12, 2019 The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a 4.6 magnitude earthquake has rattled the Three Lakes area of Washington state. That was followed minutes later by a 3.5 magnitude aftershock near the city of Monroe, some 30 miles (48 kilometers) northeast of Seattle. The initial temblor was recorded […]

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Larger Earthquake risk increase along West coast

by KOMO News Staff Wednesday, May 22nd 2019 SEATTLE — Scientists are monitoring dozens of tremors along the West coast from Victoria, B.C. through Washington and Oregon. A small earthquake rattled near Ocean Shores Tuesday morning. The 3.4 magnitude quake didn’t cause any damage. But it’s a reminder the big one could hit at any […]

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4.5 Magnitude Earthquake off the Oregon Coast

YACHATS, Oregon (AP) – A 4.5 magnitude earthquake was reported off the Oregon Coast by the USGS. 2019-01-27 03:40:51 (UTC) 44.562°N 129.899°W 10.0 km depth  (6.2 miles) There are no reports of injuries or any tsunami warnings in effect. Usually with earthquakes that are this deep there is not a great risk of large tsunamis or any […]

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Magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes off the coast of Canada

CNN – A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck northwest of Canada’s Vancouver Island late Sunday, according to the United States Geological Survey. It was one of a trio of earthquakes to occur in quick succession on the same fault line. The US Geological Survey said the preliminary 6.6-magnitude earthquake was 6.8 miles deep, about 135 miles southwest of […]