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A massive earthquake in the Pacific Northwest is even more likely than scientists once thought

New research shows a 20 percent likelihood of northern Oregon being hit by a massive earthquake in the next 50 years.

Oregon Official: Reports coming in of seafood with radioactive contamination, “They’re kind of secretive, they don’t want to give up their sources” — Locals concerned about impact Fukushima disaster is having on area fish (VIDEO) @

Tsunami Debris. Oregon State University scientists and officials inspected a dock near Newport, Ore., Wednesday. They believe the dock, which has Japanese lettering, came from an area that was devastated by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Along for the ride were organisms—some native to Japan and believed to include invasive species. (Photo: Thomas Boyd / The Oregonian via the AP / Wall Street Journal)