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Magnitude 4.5 earthquake shakes S. Oregon coast


PORT ORFORD, Ore. (AP) — A small earthquake hit Port Orford on the southern Oregon coast, shaking the small community.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the 4.5-magnitude earthquake struck at about 5:45 p.m. Friday, with its epicenter about two miles inland.

The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that differs from earthquakes in October that struck far off the Oregon coast.

No damage was reported from the most recent earthquake.

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The Associated Press


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  1. Lower areas of North Bend and Coos Bay felt this one . . . I’m on high ground and didn’t feel a thing! Much of North Bend and Coos Bay are built on reclaimed marsh.

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