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: Online Driver’s License Renewal Extended Through 2022 For Californians Over 70
USGS later upgraded the magnitude of the first earthquake to a 5.3.READ MORE: Sacramento Man, 21, Identified As Driver Killed In Crash Near Power Inn And Fruitridge Roads
Both earthquakes were roughly 75 miles (120 kilometers) west of the coast.MORE NEWS: Rocklin’s New Trader Joe’s Store Opens With Fanfare
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