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4.2 Earthquake Hits Off California-Oregon Coast

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PORTLAND, Ore. (CBS/AP) — A 4.2-magnitude earthquake was reported Wednesday morning in the Pacific Ocean about 140 miles off the coast of Oregon and California.

The U.S. Geological Survey said it struck at a depth of 6 miles and was 143 miles west of Gold Beach, Ore., in Curry County just north of the California border.

The sheriff’s office in Curry County said there were no immediate reports of shaking or damage.

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