Moderate 5.2 earthquake strikes off Oregon coast
PORTLAND, Oregon (Reuters) - A moderate earthquake struck off the coast of Oregon on Tuesday, but there were no reports of damage or injuries.
The quake, which hit at about 2 p.m. local time and registered a magnitude 5.2, was centered in the Pacific Ocean 230 miles west-southwest of Salem, Oregon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The earthquake followed a 4.7 magnitude earthquake reported shortly before noon on Monday off the southern coast of Oregon.
Earlier on Tuesday, a 3.2 magnitude quake occurred near the San Juan Islands off the coast of Washington, the USGS reported.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said the quake would not generate a tsunami.
(Reporting by Dan Whitcomb and Dan Cook, Editing by Greg McCune)
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