Earthquake graph

Graph from USGS.

A 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck at 8:02 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 5, about 192 miles off the southern Oregon Coast near Bandon, west of Coos Bay, according to the United States Geological Service.

According to the U.S. Tsunami Warning Center, a tsunami is not expected.

The earthquake happened in the same area where a 6.3 magnitude quake struck on Aug. 29, less than a week ago. The quake on Thursday was followed by another with an initial 3.8 magnitude.

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