ST LOUIS (LALATE) – A moderate Oregon earthquake today 2014 struck Lakeview. And it was followed by a series of aftershocks. Today’s Oregon earthquake August 29, 2014 began in the morning hours. Damage assessment is pending.
USGS indicates to news that a 3.8 magnitude Oregon earthquake started just after 1:46 am PST today. But the quake has been followed by a series of moderate aftershocks, LALATE can report. One stated with in the half hour, registering a 2.6. It followed no less than three more 3.0+ quakes this morning. More aftershocks are expected later today as well. The quake was located near the state line.
The Oregon earthquake started only one mile below ground level. As a result it could be felt across the region. USGS indicates to news that the quake was forty-three miles east of Lakeview. It was roughly one hundred miles from Altamont. It was roughly the same distance from Susanville, California, news analysts note.
More of the quakes striking the state in the last two years have been out to sea. For example in November 2012 one Oregon earthquake began two hundred fifty-three miles west of Depoe Bay. The quake was two hundred sixty-four miles west of Coos Bay and two hundred ninety miles west of Dallas. The quake also erupted two-hundred ninety-three miles west of Corvallis.