Magnitude 5.4 quake reported off the Oregon Coast

BANDON, Ore. – A magnitude 5.4 earthquake off the Oregon Coast failed to trigger any tsunami advisories.

The earthquake occurred at about 8:00 a.m. Wednesday roughly 140 miles west of Bandon, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake, which occurred at a depth of nine miles, did not trigger any tsunami warning, advisory or threat.

The quake occurred along the Blanco Fracture Zone which is a very active area and has produced quakes of this size a number of times in the past, geologists said.

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