BROOKINGS, Ore. (CBS13/AP) – Two earthquakes hit within 45 minutes of each other off the coast of the Oregon-California border.
The first of the 2 earthquakes hit west of Brookings, Oregon around 4 a.m. Monday. It had a preliminary magnitude of 4.9. The second occurred about 45 minutes later, west of Gold Beach, Oregon. It had a magnitude of 3.6.READ MORE: Could Mask Mandates Drive Business To Surrounding Counties Who Don't Have One?
USGS later upgraded the magnitude of the first earthquake to a 5.3.READ MORE: 'It Meant The World To Me': Oakdale Officer Thanks Citizens Who Helped Him After Hit-And-Run
Both earthquakes were roughly 75 miles (120 kilometers) west of the coast.MORE NEWS: Kaiser Permanente Sued By Federal Government Over Alleged Medicare Fraud
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