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4.1 Magnitude Earthquake Registered Off Central Oregon Coast


The sun sets along the Oregon coast in this May, 17, 2011, file photo. The U.S. Geological Survey says a 4.1 magnitude earthquake struck off the central Oregon coast Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016.

The sun sets along the Oregon coast in this May, 17, 2011, file photo. The U.S. Geological Survey says a 4.1 magnitude earthquake struck off the central Oregon coast Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016.

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An earthquake has been recorded off Oregon’s central coast.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the 4.1 magnitude earthquake hit Tuesday at 7:51 a.m. Pacific.

It struck about 269 miles west of Corvallis.

The USGS says it occurred at a depth of just over six miles.

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