Small earthquake near La Grande

By Baker City Herald December 23, 2013 05:15 am

A small earthquake, measured at 3.0 on the Richter scale, happened about 6:55 p.m. Sunday about 10 miles west-northwest of La Grande.

The quake happened about 6.7 kilometers below the ground, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Although a 3.0 quake is relatively weak, it could have been felt by people in the local area.

For more information check: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/uw60659986#shakemap