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The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network reported that a 4.0 magnitude quake struck at 5:24 p.m. Dec. 13 near Scotts Mills, about 13 miles east of Woodburn.

COURTESY MAP:PNSN - A Pacific Northwest Seismic Network map shows the location of a 4.0-magnitude quake that struck Wednesday evening near Scotts Mill.A small earthquake rattled the Willamette Valley Wednesday afternoon.

The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network reported that a 4.0 magnitude quake struck at about 5:24 p.m. Dec. 13, near Scotts Mills, about 13 miles east of Woodburn.

No major damage from the quake was reported.

The earthquake was along the Canby-Molalla fault, one of several northwest faults that crisscross the Portland area. The fault produced the 1997 5.6-magnitude Scotts Mills earthquake that shook the region early in the morning. It also produced a 5.2-magnitude quake in 1962 that shook Vancouver, Washington.

According to the U.S. Geological Service, the Portland area has experienced five earthquakes of magnitude 5.0 or greater in 150 years.

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