5.4 earthquake off Oregon coast, no tsunami danger


Quake struck at 7:30 a.m. about 260 miles off the Oregon coast

A 5.4 quake struck about 260 miles off the Oregon coast, August 16, 2019 (USGS)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck about 260 miles off the Oregon coast.

The U.S. Geological Service says the temblor happened before 7:30 a.m. Friday, west of Newport, Oregon. There is no tsunami danger, according to the National Weather Service.

The quake was about 6 miles deep.

USGS: Quake off Oregon Coast, August 16, 2019

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