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Strong 6.0 earthquake strikes off Oregon coast

February 15, 2012


Feb 14 (Reuters) – A strong 6.0 magnitude earthquake
struck on Tuesday roughly 160 miles off the coast of Oregon, the
U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake struck at 7:31 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 6.2
miles in the Pacific Ocean 159 miles west of Coos Bay, Oregon.
It was felt as far away as San Francisco, California, according
to the USGS.

A spokesman for the Portland police said he did not feel the
quake. There were immediate reports of damage or injuries.

No tsunami warning was issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning

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