BANDON, Ore. -- Just before 7:30 Thursday morning, the first of three earthquakes hit off Oregon's coast.
The first one registered 3.7 in strength and roughly 6 miles deep. It hit 155 miles from Bandon, along the Blanco Fracture Zone.
Approximately 30 minutes after that first quake, the second, stronger earthquake struck about 177 miles from Bandon's shore. It was a 5.9 quake, according to the USGS, and it hit roughly 6 miles deep along the Blanco Fracture Zone.
Then, at about 8:30 a.m. a third quake hit about 162 miles off the coast. That earthquake registered 4.0 in strength, according to the USGS.
There is no threat of a tsunami, the USGS said.
To see an interactive map of the earthquakes, click here.
This morning's earthquakes come one week after a strong, shallow earthquake hit off Oregon's shore. That one was a 6.3 magnitude quake, registering just about 3 miles under the water, 178 miles from Coos Bay. It was felt by many more people up and down the Pacific Northwest, even north of Seattle.
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