4.0-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Northern Oregon

December 13, 2017 Updated: December 14, 2017    

A 4.0-magnitude earthquake hit northern Oregon, south of Portland, on Wednesday evening, according to U.S. officials.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit Scotts Mills in Marion County at around 5:24 p.m. Oregon local time.

(USGS)

The quake was upgraded from a 3.9 to a 4.0 on the Richer scale by the USGS and had a depth of about 10 miles.

On social media, users said they could feel the quake as far as Portland – Oregon’s largest city.

There have been no reports of injuries or damage.

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