BANDON, OR. (THECOUNT) — A 5.9-magnitude earthquake was detected Thursday morning off the Oregon Coast. At 8:02 a.m., the National Geological Survey placed the earthquake’s epicenter about 192 miles west of Coos Bay on
Oregon’s south coast. No tsunami is expected on the coastline, according to the National Tsunami Warning Center. The earthquake follows a 6.4-magnitude earthquake a week ago, reports EndTimesHeadlines.
A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck offshore near Bandon, Oregon, last 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.