Author: Bryant Clerkley (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — Just in time for the Great Shakeout on Thursday, professors and students at Lewis & Clark College created a video game that helps people prepare for earthquakes. Associate Professor of Geological Science ...

SALEM, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services is reminding people to add or review their earthquake insurance. Just last week, the U.S. Geological Survey reported a 4.4 magnitude earthquake south-east of Salem. The state said this ...

Author: KGW Staff LINN COUNTY, Ore. (KGW) — The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported a magnitude 4.4 earthquake in Linn County Friday morning. It happened around 5:52 a.m. about 9.3 miles from Lacomb, Oregon, which is southeast of Salem. ...

(CNN) More than 1,000 people have been killed and at least 1,500 injured in Afghanistan after a magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck the country’s eastern region The search and rescue efforts in Afghanistan are badly under-resourced. It is difficult to overstate ...

PORT ORFORD, Ore — The United States Geological Survey reported that a 2.8 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Port Orford Saturday afternoon. According to USGS, the earthquake was reported to have hit about 177 kilometers west of Port ...

FUKUSHIMA, Japan (CNN) – A major earthquake struck Japan Wednesday. The preliminary 7.3 magnitude tremor was reported off the cost of Fukushima prefecture. According to Japan’s meteorological agency, the preliminary epicenter depth is 60 kilometers. The quake knocked out power ...

Author: Joe Raineri (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — We know it’s just a matter of time before a massive earthquake hits the Pacific Northwest. Now, a new report just released by the Multnomah County Office of Sustainability and Portland Bureau ...

EUREKA, Calif.— The United States Geological Survey says a 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Northern California on Monday. USGS says it hit at 12:10 P.M. about 40 miles southwest of Eureka on the Mendocino fault line. Strong ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — There is no tsunami threat after dozens of recent earthquakes off the Oregon coast. The National Weather Service says several earthquakes more than a magnitude 5 were detected, about 200 to 250 miles west of Newport. Two earthquakes ...

NEWPORT, Ore. – Several earthquakes struck off the Oregon Coast Tuesday. The largest quakes, both registering as magnitude 5.5, happened at 1:30 p.m. and 1:57 p.m. Tuesday about 260 miles west of Newport. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the ...

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