Moderate Earthquakes Shook the Coast

Moderate Earthquakes Shook the Coast

Grant Butler of the Oregonian  reports, “A pair of moderate earthquakes shook the coast of Northern California and Southwest Oregon late Saturday and Sunday morning.According to the United States Geological Survey, a 5.0 earthquake occurred at 10:01 p.m. Saturday in the Pacific Ocean about 93 miles southwest of Gold Beach, Oregon, or about 124 miles to the Northwest of Eureka, California.

“The quake was followed by a 4.6 earthquake that hit at 2:50 a.m. Sunday off the Oregon Coast approximately 97 miles west of Brookings.

“Neither earthquake prompted tsunami advisories from the National Tsunami Warning Center.”

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