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Small earthquake strikes off Oregon coast: tension mounting on dangerous Cascadia fault

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The Extinction Protocol

Cascadia Fault Subduction Zone TEP
April 2014OREGON – A magnitude 4.7earthquake struck on Friday off the coast of Oregon in the Pacific Ocean, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but it did not trigger a tsunami warning. The USGS said the quake, which was only 6.2 miles below the seabed, was centered 132 miles west of Bandon, Oregon. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center showed no tsunami warning in effect following the small quake. –Reuters
Major stress is erupting along a very dangerous region of the Cascadia Subduction zone – indicating seismic tension on one of the most dangerous faults in North America is mounting and should be monitored very closely. –TEP

Seismic Watch 3

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Written by bobby90247

April 26, 2014 at 3:31 am

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