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Geologists record swarm of tremors on Mount Hood

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PORTLAND — A series of tremors near Mount Hood has intrigued scientists, who note that the quakes are taking place alongside a recently-discovered fault.

KGW-TV reports a swarm of small earthquakes on Mount Hood has captured the attention of state geologists and rattled the nerves of some nearby residents, especially after a 3.3-magnitude quake in Sherwood on Sunday.

Over the past two weeks, Oregon and Washington have experienced more than 130 earthquakes, according to the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network. That’s…

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