Multiple earthquakes reported off Oregon Coast on Saturday
A series of earthquakes off the Oregon coast were recorded Saturday by the US Geologic Survey, with the strongest registering at 5.4 about 10 kilometers deep.
The alert level is green, meaning there is a low likelihood of casualties or damage, KOIN 6 News reports.
The quakes were recorded at 5:43 a.m., 5:52 a.m., 6 a.m., 6:16 a.m., 6:37 a.m. and 6:40 a.m. The quakes registered between a 5.4 and 4.2.
The quakes were more than 200 miles west of the Oregon coast. The USGS said the distance between the quakes' epicenter to Bandon was 208 miles, 213 miles to Coos Bay and 221 miles to Newport.
KOIN 6 News is a media partner of the Portland Tribune.
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