Over half-dozen earthquakes rumble off Oregon Coast

June 15, 2022 GMT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — More than a half-dozen earthquakes were reported off the Oregon Coast early Wednesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

KOIN-TV reports a 3.8-magnitude quake was recorded at 2:54 a.m. about 274 miles (441 kilometers) west of Newport.

Over the next four hours, seven more earthquakes were recorded in similar areas. The USGS said the greatest quake recorded Wednesday was 5.6 magnitude.

There is no tsunami threat reported at this time.