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Great Oregon Shakeout approaches after jolting start to earthquake preparedness month

Emma Coke , OMN Copy Editor
October 17, 2022

Corvallis residents got a good reminder to practice earthquake preparedness earlier this month when a 4.4 magnitude earthquake shook the Oregon State University Corvallis campus.   The magnitude 4.4...

A rock gully prone to landslides in the Glacier Peak Wilderness in the North Cascades of Washington in August 2021. Landslides will be a major threat after the Cascadia earthquake, according to Oregon State University Professor Andrew Meigs.

Though Cascadia earthquake may be long off, local experts encourage preparation

Hayden Lohr, News Contributor
December 22, 2021

With several earthquakes recently hitting off the Oregon coast, Oregonians are reminded of the Cascadia fault, which will produce a powerful earthquake that could have severe effects on Corvallis, Ore.  According...

The BIG One

The Big One: Preparing for the next powerful earthquake

Stefanie Gamboa, News Contributor
November 26, 2018

Corvallis, Ore. is in the middle of a fault line consisting of two tectonic plates that will cause an earthquake known as ‘The Big One’.Experts say this big one will occur within the next 100 years...

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