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Quakes off Oregon Coast, on Rainier Are Typical and Wouldn't Have Triggered Forthcoming ShakeAlert System | The Seattle Times

2021-02-22 00:00:00

A cluster of small earthquakes far off the southern Oregon coast and atop Mount Rainier in recent days are common events, and would not have triggered a seismic warning system set for a test run later this week ahead of its rollout to the public this spring, a seismologist said. Paul Bodin, UW research professor of Earth and space sciences and network manager of the UW-based Pacific Northwest Seismic Network, is quoted.

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