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New evidence for geologically recent earthquakes near Portland, Oregon metro area

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A paleoseismic trench dug across the Gales Creek fault, located about 35 kilometers (roughly 22 miles) west of Portland, Oregon, documents evidence for three surface-rupturing earthquakes that took place about 8,800, 4,200 and 1,000 years ago.

Source: ScienceDaily.com