The Scotts Mills, Oregon earthquake on March 25, 1993

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At 5:34 a.m. on March 25, 1993, much of northwestern Oregon and southwestern Washington was shaken by one if the largest historic earthquakes ever observed in the region. The Richter magnitude 5.6 earthquake occurred near the small town of Scotts Mills, 48 km south of Portland, Oregon. The March 25 earthquake was felt over a large part of the Pacific Northwest extending from Seattle, Washington, in the north to the town of Roseburg in southern Oregon. Due in large part to the moderate size of the event and its location in a rural setting, only minor injuries occurred, principally from falling objects and broken glass.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title The Scotts Mills, Oregon earthquake on March 25, 1993
Series title Earthquakes & Volcanoes (USGS)
Volume 24
Issue 2
Year Published 1993
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Description 7 p.
First page 86
Last page 92
Country United States
State Oregon
City Scotts Mills
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