Magnitude 4.5 Earthquake Confirmed on Southern Oregon Coast

December 2, 2019

A small earthquake hit Port Orford on the southern Oregon coast, shaking the small community.

The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed the 4.5-magnitude earthquake struck at about 5:45 p.m. Friday, with its epicenter about two miles inland.

The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that differs from earthquakes in October that struck far off the Oregon coast.

No damage was reported from the most recent earthquake.

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