BANDON, OR. (THECOUNT) — A magnitude 6.4 earthquake has struck offshore near Bandon, Oregon Thursday morning just after 8 a.m.

According to the USGS, the following areas are closest to the quake’s epicenter:


Bandon, Oregon, United States
276.5 km (171.8 mi) Population: 3115
Coos Bay, Oregon, United States
287.3 km (178.5 mi) Population: 16182
Newport, Oregon, United States
317.6 km (197.3 mi) NE Population: 10268
Roseburg, Oregon, United States
359.9 km (223.6 mi) Population: 22114
Salem, Oregon, United States


Geo quick facts: Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. It was named by George Bennet, an Irish peer, who settled nearby in 1873 and named the town after Bandon in Ireland, his hometown. The population was 3,066 at the 2010 census – Wikipedia.