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Mt. St. Helens Quake 2nd-Largest Since 1981

This week's 3.9 earthquake rattled windows from Portland to Puget Sound.

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Last Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, a series of 15 earthquakes shook the area just east of Spirit Lake near Mt. St. Helens. The strongest one was rated a 3.9, the biggest in that area since 1981. There were no injuries or serious damage in the aftermath of the series, which was felt from Portland to Puget Sound.