No Damage Reported in Quake Far Off Oregon Coast

April 13, 2012

An earthquake far off the Oregon coast has not caused any reported damage.

The 5.9-magnitude quake was reported at about 3:40 p.m. on Wednesday about 160 miles west-northwest of Bandon, Ore.

Doug Gibbons of the U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake is not related to two massive earthquakes in Indonesia on Wednesday.

Gibbons says the earthquake was about 8 miles below the earth’s surface.

Was this article valuable?

Here are more articles you may enjoy.