Small earthquake hits Pacific Ocean off coast of Oregon

There are no reports of damage.

Posted: Jan 27, 2019 9:19 AM

YACHATS, Oregon (AP) - The U.S. Geological Survey said a magnitude 4.5 earthquake struck in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Oregon.

The agency said the earthquake hit a spot 286.5 miles (462.0 kilometers) west of Yachats Saturday evening. Yachats is a town of about 750 people.

The earthquake had a depth of 6 miles (10 kilometers).

There are no reports of damage.

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