Please note that the “Great Oregon Shakeout” is coming October 19th at 10:19 am. This is an exercise to test our preparedness for an Earthquake. You can learn more about this event at : https://www.shakeout.org/oregon/. Please see the great informative video on this site.
Please note that the recent earthquake activity in the Cascadia Subduction Zone.
Oct. 11 – 4.5 quake off Vancouver Island.
Oct. 12 – 3.4 quake near Toppenish, WA.
Oct 13 – 4.5 quake off the Oregon coast near Bandon.
Oct. 14 3.4 quake near Vernonia , OR.
Oct. 17 – 3.4 quake near Goldendale, OR.
All this earthquake activity is fairly common in our region. Does it forecast the Big One? No one knows for sure, but scientists think that we are overdue. In any case, it’s best to be prepared.
More information about earthquake activity can be found on the apps “QuakeFeed,” or “QuakeWatch.