Tuesday, October 20, 2020



Great Oregon ShakeOut set for 10:17 a.m. on Oct. 17

Lincoln County Emergency Management is encouraging community members, businesses, and community groups to register and participate in the 2019 Great Oregon ShakeOut at 10:17 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17.

Strike-slip fault causes shallow 6.3 magnitude earthquake off coast

A shallow 6.3 earthquake was felt along the Oregon Coast at 8:07 a.m. Thursday but the United States Geological Survey (USGS) says not to worry due to the type of quake it was and where it happened.

‘Swarm’ of earthquakes 230 miles off the Oregon Coast

A series of Earthquakes registering 5.0, 5.3 and 5.4 and accompanying aftershocks were detected by the United States Geologic Survey 230 miles off the Oregon Coast Saturday.

Magnitude 4.7 earthquake strikes 230 miles off Southern Oregon Coast

A magnitude 4.7 earthquake occurred off the Oregon Coast at 7:11 a.m. Wednesday, six miles beneath the surface according to the United States Geological Survey.

Magnitude 3.0 earthquake 2 1/2 miles SE of Rose Lodge

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported a magnitude 3.0 earthquake 2 1/2 miles southeast of Rose Lodge at 11:04 a.m. this morning. 

USGS: Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills worldwide Oct. 18

Everyone, everywhere, should know how to protect themselves during an earthquake. Don’t leave it to luck.

Earthquakes off Oregon Coast

Two earthquakes were monitored by The United States Geological Survey late Sunday and early Monday about 100 miles west of Bandon, OR.The earthquakes were measured...

Governor Proclamation & 2 Weeks Ready

Governor Kate Brown has issued a proclamation encouraging participation in the ShakeOut that also urges Oregonians to be 2 Weeks Ready.

Moderate Earthquake Off the Southern Oregon/Northern California Coast

Two moderate earthquakes overnight off the Oregon/California coast. USGS graphicTwo moderate earthquakes rattled the seafloor about a hundred miles off the SW Oregon and NW...

Depoe Bay signs on to proposed county-wide post earthquake water program

Preparing for “The Big One”Depoe Bay City Councilors signed on with the county in an effort to have some kind of emergency water supplies...
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