PACIFIC NORTHWEST – 324 years ago on January 26th, a massive earthquake rocked the Oregon coast.  The 9.1 Cascadia earthquake wreaked havoc on the Oregon coast in the year 1700. Emeritus Professor of Geology and Environmental Science, Eric Dittmer says ...

BROOKINGS, Ore. – You might have felt some shaking Monday night. The US Geological Survey is reporting a 4.3 magnitude earthquake about 10 miles off the coast of Klamath, California around 9:26 p.m. Monday night. USGS says it has reports ...

MEDFORD, Ore.- The Great Shakeout and Jackson County’s Citizen Alert test are both happening October 19th. Oregon and California are one of the most earthquake prone areas of the continental U.S. One of the faults on the Pacific coast puts ...

Author: Ashley Grams (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — A devastating, 6.8 magnitude earthquake shook Morocco on Friday night. The epicenter of the quake hit the High Atlas Mountains, south of the city of Marrakech. While Morocco is thousands of miles ...

BURNEY, Calif. – A 5.0 magnitude earthquake was recorded east of Redding. The US Geological Survey said the quake happened at 10:24 a.m. Friday about seven miles northeast of Burney, California. According to reports made to the USGS, people as ...

Author: KGW Staff COOS BAY, Ore. (KGW) — The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported a magnitude 4.0 earthquake Tuesday morning off the southern Oregon coast, about 117 miles southwest of Coos Bay. The earthquake happened around 11:26 a.m. It ...

Author: Bryant Clerkley (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — As the people of Turkey and Syria work to find survivors of the devastating earthquake that struck the border of both countries, Turkish-Americans in Portland are doing what they can to raise ...

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (NBC) – A powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake followed by an aftershock rocked Turkey and Syria Monday, toppling hundreds of buildings and killing more than 1,800 people. Both countries are reporting that the death toll collectively is soaring past ...

Author: Kale Williams (KGW) SALEM, Ore. (KGW) — Oregon’s Capitol building looks a little different these days than it did before the pandemic. Not because lawmakers are finally back to doing their business in person, but because the whole complex is undergoing a ...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY, Calif. – Residents in Humboldt County felt what was a 6.4 magnitude earthquake around 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday. The epicenter was 7.5 miles from Ferndale, Calfornia.  Eric Dittmer, a geology professor at SOU, said it’s not a surprise ...

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