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4.7 magnitude earthquake strikes off Southern Oregon Coast

The earthquake occurred the same day as the Great ShakeOut, a day when people practice what to do when they feel the shaking of an earthquake.

Posted: Oct 17, 2019 6:13 PM

COOS BAY, Ore. (KGW) — A magnitude 4.7 earthquake struck off the Southern Oregon Coast Thursday afternoon.

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The quake hit at 1:43 p.m. about 110 miles west of Coos Bay, according to U.S. Geological Survey. Its depth was about 6.2 miles.

The earthquake occurred the same day as the Great ShakeOut, a day when people in earthquake-prone areas practice what to do when they feel the shaking of an earthquake: drop, cover and hold on.

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