3.1 quake in Portland area at 6:15 a.m.

3.1 quake in Portland area at 6:15 a.m.

3.1 quake in Portland area at 6:15 a.m.

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by KGW Staff

NWCN.com

Posted on November 19, 2012 at 9:50 AM

PORTLAND -- A 3.1 quake struck at 6:15 a.m. in Portland , according to the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network.

The quake was about 12 miles below the surface. The listed latitude and longitude puts the quake around the Mount Scott area in Southeast Portland. A USGS report said the quake was five miles west of Vancouver

Emergency dispatchers reported several calls, but no reports of damage.

Did you feel the quake? Email us at newsdesk@kgw.com.

I'm here in Salmon Creek (Vancouver) and I was wide awake at 6:15," said viewer Mary Lockhart, "The knick knacks on my dresser shook pretty darn good. I've been through earthquakes before and knew we'd just had one."

"It was just a quick jolt, just me and a co-worker in Tanasbourne office," said Brian Oliver, "All our monitors shook for a second and we felt the little jolt."

"I was sitting in my living room," said Jackie Edmonds, who lives north of Hazel Dell. "My husband was in the kitchen. It was so quick I just had enough time to shout to him 'earthquake' and it was over."

 

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