5.7 Earthquake Confirmed 127 Miles Off Oregon Coast

December 30, 2020

A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck about 127 miles off the Oregon coast early Tuesday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed.

The earthquake struck at 4:50 a.m. west of Bandon, Oregon, the agency said.

The Northwest National Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer, Alaska, said “an earthquake occurred, a tsunami is not expected.”

The federal agency received 88 responses from people who said they felt the quake, but said little or no area was affected and no people were exposed to danger.

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