Earthquake recorded off Oregon coast

The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake at 8 a.m. Wednesday was about 152 miles west-northwest of Bandon.

Posted: Jul 17, 2019 12:24 PM
Updated: Jul 17, 2019 3:54 PM

BANDON, Ore. (AP) -- A magnitude 5.3 earthquake was recorded about 150 miles off the Oregon coast.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake at 8 a.m. Wednesday was about 152 miles west-northwest of Bandon. It had a depth of more than 8.5 miles.

Authorities say the temblor was likely too far offshore for it to be felt on land.

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