4.0-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Northern Oregon
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.
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.
GET READY FOR THE AFTERSHOCK
— OREGON EARTHQUAKE 2K17 (@2k17QuakeOR) December 14, 2017
— EMSC (@LastQuake) December 14, 2017
Car died, missed seeing Santa, had to get jumped at the gas station, got home, experienced an earthquake in Oregon. I’ve had enough.
— Jane-Holly 🐌 (@hanejolly) December 14, 2017
Seriously just had a small earthquake….I think. Anyone else? Oregon?
— Tammie Olson (@PDXishome) December 14, 2017
— Anna Mehrer (@Order_Order) December 14, 2017
— Brent Weisberg (@BrentKOIN) December 14, 2017
— Providence Park PDX (@ProvidencePark_) December 14, 2017
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