Breaking News: 4.0 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Oregon Coast

The United States Geological Survey says there was an earthquake off the coast of Oregon early on Sunday morning, 9 April 2023.

The 4.0 quake was felt at 8:42 a.m. along the Juan de Fuca Plate, about 271 miles off the coast of Yachats, Oregon.

4.0 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Oregon Coast

Along the plate, there have been quakes like these in the past few months, including a 4.3 in March.

There was no tsunami warning.

Several days ago, two earthquakes occurred off the coast of Oregon, causing residents to feel uneasy. The first earthquake, a magnitude 4.0 earthquake, occurred off the coast of Oregon west of Coos Bay.

According to the USGS, the second earthquake, measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale, was recorded off the Oregon coast.

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2 thoughts on “Breaking News: 4.0 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Oregon Coast”

  1. Not really a very good sign. Look, I am no scientist but as a JAFO, a joke we had back when I was being trained as a Navy journalist; I do and have always ‘observed’ over the past couple of decades while I was assigned overseas I watched the quakes travel from one side of the planet to the other. As the plates shift and drift, tensions build until dramatically released. As much as I hate and disbelieve the concept of ‘Cause and Effect’ there is some validity, as you can actually watch the ripple effect of a quake travel around and through out living planet. We ourselves have been playing an added role with drilling and removing various resources that may have been proving physical impacts on plate movements. By now, there should be little doubt our Ecosystem is interrelated and dependent in much the same way as the mythological “Butterfly Effect!” So we continue to watch and prepare for what may Never come, but it has happened millions of years ago and….

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