5.3 Earthquake Hits Off Oregon Coast

The USGS recorded an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 off the coast of Oregon at 9:12 a.m. today with an epicenter nearly 200 miles southwest of Portland.

From KPTV:

The location of the quake was about 85 miles northwest of Coos Bay, according to the United States Geological Survey.

The quake happened at 9:12 a.m.Staff at the Florence Chamber of Commerce and the Coos Bay Visitors Center said they did not feel the earthquake.

The federal government’s West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center reports the quake was not big enough to generate a tsunami.

Advertisements
Explore posts in the same categories: Uncategorized

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

You can comment below, or link to this permanent URL from your own site.

2 Comments on “5.3 Earthquake Hits Off Oregon Coast”

  1. Honeydog Says:

    Man, ANOTHER one Bites the Dust…. (Get it?)

  2. zelda Says:

    Yup…………lol!


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: