Comments Off on Minor earthquake – Molalla, Oregon – December 14, 2017
Most important Earthquake Data:
Magnitude : 3.96
Local Time (conversion only below land) : 2017-12-13 17:24:26
GMT/UTC Time : 2017-12-14 01:24:26
Depth (Hypocenter) : 17.37 km
Depth and Magnitude updates in the list below.
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Molalla – Sitting in the living room, house shook, seemed like maybe some big upstairs fell over. Coffee table lurched. Lasted maybe 3 seconds. No damage
Salem oregon – Brief, several seconds where the entire house shook. No damage I am aware of.
PDX, downtown – Shaking lasted about three seconds. No damage.
Washougal – Felt a few waves move through the house from the south. A couple of windows creaked in their frames, cat woke up startled, and my glass of water sloshed.
Camas – 1-2 seconds
Portland Oregon 97202 – Bed started to shake, then it slowed down, and then shook harder.
Gervais – Felt like it Lasted about 10-12 seconds. Absolute length of time unknown.
Wilsonville – It was super startling. I thought my dog was scratching himself because the couch was moving, but behind me I felt the tree moving and heard the ornaments moving, so when I looked at the mini trees, the tiny ornaments were wobbling back and forth. It was then I knew it was an earthquake. Maybe lasted 5-10 seconds.
south of Molalla Oregon – Sitting in living room, felt moderate shaking of house, husband and I looked at each other and said it was an earthquake while it was in progress. Lasted several seconds.
Salem – Weak shaking
Silverton – 1-2 secs, moved back and forth rather than shaking
North Plains – Only one jolt, no shaking.
Salem Oregon – Light shaking
Wilsonville, OR – No more than 5 seconds. The force didn\’t move anything, but it was very noticeable.
Monmouth – Weak shaking
Portland – 3-4 seconds..definitely above mild
Washougal – Weak shaking
Molalla – Light shaking
McMinnville, oregon – Felt one jerk-definite EQ. Sitting at desk.
Lake Oswego – 2-3 seconds, a couple of jolts, like heavy falling upstairs
North Plains – Shaking lasted approximately 2-3 seconds.
Aloha – About 10 seconds. No damage, basically shaking of items in house and tremble underfoot
Sweet Home – Husband and I sitting on the couch and both of us felt it shake for about 3 seconds.
Hillsboro – more like a jolt, as if from an explosion or tree falling
Independence – Lasted about 2-3 seconds. Wall in my office was slightly shaking.
Mollala – Shaking lasted for less than 3-4 seconds, no damage, just very shaken up.
Lake Oswego – About 4 seconds if shaking here in Lake Oswego! My kids felt it and got under a table within a second. Luckily it ended shortly after and was very minor. Only a few books fell.
Hillsboro, Or – A sudden jolt. The chair I was in moved to the side a bit. Definitely caught my attention.
Canby – Felt the foundation raise and came down like a shockwave. Then Light sounds of shaking
Milwaukie – 2 waves of shaking house, (weightless feeling) lasting about 6 seconds total.
Salem – Wasn\’t shaking felt more like house was rolling. Sitting in chair and asked daughter what was that?
Molalla – It felt like something massive hit our house. It was a loud bang that jolted us and our house very hard 1 time. Only lasted about 2 seconds.. Didn\’t feel like an earthquake.
Hillsboro – Sitting on toilet I felt the shake even my glass shower glass doors shook. I definitely felt it!
Wilhoit – Rumbling sound then a huge crack and thud on the side of the house.
Tigard, OR – It lasted about 1 second, but shook my whole apartment. It felt sort of strong, but I was just caught up in the moment, I\’m sure.
King City, OR – No damage, shaking lasted 3 – 5 seconds
Forest Grove, OR – Jolt felt in several factory buildings, safety officer felt need to check each building.
GERVAIS – Shaking lasted around 10-12 seconds.
West Linn – West Linn The entire house had 2 shakes with about a 2 second delay between. The entire shake lasted no more than 5 seconds.
Salem – Bed moved, curtain started swinging, my daughter fell and i ended up having a seizure.
My oldest was on a bus and thought that it was hit. My other daughter was on her bunk bed and thought it was going to fall. Called around to my local friends and they all felt it