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Quake shakes people awake in southeast Alaska

Quake shakes people awake in southeast AlaskaAn earthquake shook some people awake Wednesday morning in southeast Alaska.
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  • 4 months, 4 weeks ago
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4.7 quake off Oregon Coast at Bandon

4.7 quake off Oregon Coast at BandonA magnitude-4.7 earthquake struck Friday off the Oregon coast, about 120 miles west-northwest of Bandon.
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  • 6 months, 1 week ago
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Focus on safety plans after Oregon quakes

Focus on safety plans after Oregon quakesNo damage was reported after two small earthquakes struck near Sherwood Sunday night, but some residents found a good opportunity to double-check their disaster preparedness plans.
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  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
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Sherwood quake hit along unknown fault line

Sherwood quake hit along unknown fault lineA 3.3 magnitude earthquake was recorded near Sherwood at 8:33 p.m. Sunday evening, according to the USGS.
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  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
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Chile quake reminder of looming Ore. 'Big One'

Chile quake reminder of looming Ore. 'Big One' A 8.2. earthquake that struck Tuesday off the coast of Chile, killing 6, is an all-too-important reminder about what would happen in Oregon if a major earthquake struck in the Cascade Subduction Zone.
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  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
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Expert: Ore. has 30% chance of mag. 8 quake

Expert: Ore. has 30% chance of mag. 8 quakeThe magnitude-8.2 earthquake that hit Chile Tuesday had some wondering if it was a sign that Oregon has an increased chance of having a major quake in the near future.
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  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
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Experts: Tsunami debris will reach Oregon

Experts: Tsunami debris will reach OregonThere are new concerns emerging about the massive amount of Japan trash and debris that floated out to sea.
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  • 3 years, 7 months ago
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Radiation dose chart of daily exposure levels

Radiation dose chart of daily exposure levelsRadiation dose chart of daily exposure levels
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  • 1 year ago
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Tillamook assesses tsunami warning system

Tillamook assesses tsunami warning systemThe recent tsunami didn't cause any widespread damage for Tillamook County, but it certainly opened the city's eyes to how prepared--or how unprepared--the area is for such a disaster.
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  • 3 years, 7 months ago
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Portland hospitals: We're ready for major quake

Portland hospitals: We're ready for major quakeHealth workers at 15 hospitals in Portland's metro area said they would be expecting trauma patients in the thousands if a major 9.0 earthquake were to hit.
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  • 3 years, 7 months ago
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WA doctor near Chernobyl lost husband to cancer

WA doctor near Chernobyl lost husband to cancerA local doctor lived in Belarus when the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in neighboring Ukraine exploded. She is convinced radiation from the explosion caused her husband's cancer and ultimately his death.
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  • 3 years, 7 months ago
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Trojan's nuclear waste on-site, protected

Trojan's nuclear waste on-site, protectedWhat's happening to radioactive waste at Oregon's former Trojan power plant and could it safely ride out a massive earthquake?
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  • 3 years, 7 months ago
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Tips for quake-proofing your home

Tips for quake-proofing your homeThere are simple things that every family can do to prepare for a possible earthquake shaking their home.
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  • 3 years, 7 months ago
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Portland schools could crumble in big quake

Portland schools could crumble in big quakeNo school in any major district would be usable again after a major earthquake. Meaning every district in our state would have to rebuild from the ground up.
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  • 3 years, 7 months ago
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Tsunami wave rolls into Kona, Hawaii store

Tsunami wave rolls into Kona, Hawaii storeTsunami wave rolls into Kona, Hawaii store
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  • 3 years, 7 months ago
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Scientists: Huge NW quake will strike sooner

Scientists: Huge NW quake will strike soonerThe Cascadia Subduction Zone is overdue for a large-magnitude quake similar to the one which struck Japan on March 11, 2011.
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  • 3 years, 7 months ago
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State: 'No health risk' to Ore. from Japan

State: 'No health risk' to Ore. from JapanHealth and emergency management officials said they have seen no radioactivity in Oregon as a result of serious damage to a Japan nuclear plant from a massive earthquake and tsunami.
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  • 3 years, 7 months ago
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Raw: Tsunami surge reaches Brookings harbor

Raw: Tsunami surge reaches Brookings harborThis video taken by Tenant Mike Wiley shows the moment the tsunami surge reached the Port of Brookings Harbor.
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  • 3 years, 7 months ago
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Animation shows Tacoma swept by tsunami

Animation shows Tacoma swept by tsunamiEven knowing it's just data on a screen, just computer animation, it's a little eerie watching the Port of Tacoma and much of Fife get swamped by a tsunami.
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  • 3 years, 7 months ago
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New: Video shows tsunami into harbor

New: Video shows tsunami into harborNew amateur video shows tsunami into harbor
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  • 3 years, 7 months ago
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Experts: After quake, Marquam bridge holds up

Experts: After quake, Marquam bridge holds upAs Portland considers the "what-ifs" of a huge earthquake locally, experts worry about the extreme vulnerability of area bridges.
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  • 3 years, 7 months ago
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20,000 Portland commercial buildings could collapse in quake

20,000 Portland commercial buildings could collapse in quakePortland's many buildings are simply not ready for a major earthquake, the city's structural engineer told KGW.
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  • 3 years, 7 months ago
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Experts: Taking iodine can be hazardous

Experts: Taking iodine can be hazardousFear of radiation has many customers rushing to buy iodine supplements, but health officials caution about harmful side effects.
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  • 3 years, 7 months ago
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Photos: Massive destruction in Japan

Photos: Massive destruction in JapanPhotos: Massive destruction in Japan
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  • 3 years, 7 months ago
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Photos: Search and rescue in Japan

Photos: Search and rescue in JapanPhotos: Search and rescue in Japan
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  • 3 years, 7 months ago
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Video archive: Japan earthquake & tsunami

Video archive: Japan earthquake & tsunamiVideo from the Japan earthquake and tsunami in March 2011.
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  • 1 year ago
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Photos: Disaster in Japan on Sunday

Photos: Disaster in Japan on SundayMore incredible images emerged from the disaster zone in Japan on Sunday.
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  • 3 years, 7 months ago
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