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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 […]

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Help after a Pacific Northwest earthquake could take weeks, ‘if not months’

KGW Published 4:53 PM EDT Sep 8, 2018 Map of the Cascadia Subduction Zone Take Uda / Gannett If a major earthquake hits a city in the Pacific Northwest, it could take weeks, “if not months” before help arrives, says FEMA. That’s why people should brace for the worst. When disaster strikes, we’ve come to rely […]