More than a half-dozen earthquakes rumble off Oregon Coast

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

KOIN-TV reports a 3.8-magnitude quake was recorded at 2:54 a.m. about 274 miles 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.



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