2 earthquakes hit off coast of Oregon-California border


Two earthquakes hit early Monday morning

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Two earthquakes hit within 45 minutes of each other just off the coast of the Oregon-California border on Monday morning.

Earthquakes early Monday morning off the coast of the Oregon-California border on Oct. 28, 2019. (USGS)

The first of the 2 earthquakes hit west of Brookings, Oregon around 4 a.m. It was first reported to have a magnitude of 4.9 but was the number was later confirmed to be 5.3. It was about 10 kilometers deep. The second occurred about 45 minutes later, west of Gold Beach, Oregon. It had a magnitude of 3.6 and was just 1.5 kilometers deep.

Both earthquakes were roughly 75 miles west of the coast.

Remember to follow KOIN 6 News on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Download our free news and weather apps for the latest headlines and forecast information.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Top Headlines

More News

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss

Twitter News Widget