6.4 magnitude earthquake reported off coast of Bandon
A 6.4 magnitude earthquake shook the seafloor 171 miles off the coast of Bandon on Thursday morning.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake struck in an area frequently impacted by earthquakes between 1900 and 2015.
There is no tsunami concern from the National Weather Service's National Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer, Alaska.
Most of the earthquakes occurring in the region have been at a depth less than 43 miles. This one in particular was 7.5 miles below the surface. In the past three weeks, there have been five other earthquakes in the area ranging in magnitude from 3.3 to 5.4.
This specific region has seen hundreds of similar or lesser magnitude earthquakes since 1900, according to USGS.