Two earthquakes have been recorded off Oregon’s central coast. The U.S. Geological Survey said Monday the pair of earthquakes struck late Sunday and early Monday. The first quake was a magnitude 4.9 and was recorded at 7:30 p.m. Pacific about 145 miles west of Coos Bay.
The USGS says it occurred at a depth of just over six miles. The second temblor was a magnitude 4.8 and was recorded just after 3 a.m. Pacific on Monday. The agency says it struck near the first one — about 118 miles west of Coos Bay at a depth of less than 15 miles. READ MORE