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Small earthquake rattles region


Residents across the area were rocked by a 3.3 magnitude earthquake on Sunday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

No injuries or damage was immediately reported.

According to the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network, the quake was recorded at 8:33 p.m., Sunday, April 6 about 12.1 miles below the surface.

The small earthquake was centered about five miles northwest of Sherwood, near the Tualatin River along Southwest Scholls-Sherwood Road and Highway 210.

A 1.6 magnitude earthquake was reported 10 minutes earlier, according to the PNSN.

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