A shallow earthquake has just rumbled near the border between Washington and Oregon.
It occurred at 9:34 p.m. today (February 8).
The U.S. Geological Survey initially reported it as a 4.0-magnitude quake before reassessing it as a 3.6-magnitude quake.
At a depth of only five kilometres (three miles), the epicentre was located about one kilometre (half a mile) from Parkdale, Oregon; 60 kilometres (37 miles) from Washougal, Washington; and 130 kilometres (81 miles) northeast of Salem, Oregon.
Earlier today, a 4.3-magnitude quake struck the Alaska Panhandle, near northwestern B.C. and south of the Yukon. It was reported as felt in Yakutat and Juneau, Alaska.
Three other quakes—registering 2.5-, 2.8-, and 3.5-magnitude—occurred in the area afterward.