LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – An Oregon earthquake today 2014 has struck near California. A series of Oregon earthquakes today December 19, 2014 began within the hour. Damage assessment is pending.
USGS indicates to news that a 3.0 magnitude Oregon earthquake started today just after 6:41 am PST. The quake was shallow. Reps tell news that the quake was only 2.5 miles below ground level. As a result the quake could be felt across the region. Reps tell news that the quake was forty-five miles east of Lakeview. It was twelve miles east of Altamont and roughly 113 miles east of Susanville, California. The quake was also about 186 miles north of Carson City, Nevada, reps tell news.
Several quakes have been hitting near the state since 2012. And activity has been steady this fall as well. In April 2014 for example, a 5.9 quake struck one hundred sixty-one miles west of Bandon. The quake was roughly one hundred sixty miles west of Barview and Port Orford. In September, a 2.9 magnitude quake struck Oregon followed by a 3.3 magnitude earthquake. It was northwest of Crescent City and Brookings.
Similarly, on March 20, 2012 two quakes struck off the coast of Oregon. Both quakes were seventy-one miles from Eugene, local news indicated, and roughly one hundred miles south of Portland.