Quakes rattle mid-valley, Portland
- Pamplin Media Group
- Portland Tribune - News
A 3.5 magnitude earthquake did little damage but shook people up Friday night.
The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network reported that the quake struck at about 9:57 p.m. about eight miles east of Woodburn. It was measured at about 13.8 miles below the earths surface.
The quake was felt across the northern Willamette Valley, but there were no reports of serious damage caused by the temblor.
A series of quakes struck the region late Friday night and early Saturday morning. At about 6:38 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, a 1.5 magnitude quake struck about 12 miles southeast of Canby. A 1.1 magnitude earthquake struck nearly the same area east of Woodburn at about 1:37 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8.