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Third earthquake over 5.0 off West Coast since Sunday

Third earthquake over 5.0 off West Coast since Sunday
A screengrab of a USGS map of earthquakes over the last 7 days. The list on the left is ranked by intensity.
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The US Geological Survey is reporting another earthquake off the coast of Northern California, making it the second this week and third in the last 5 days.

Officials say the magnitude 5.2 quake struck about 129 miles south-southwest of Gold Beach just after noon.

Thursday's quake shook at a depth of 6-7 miles.

A 5.2 magnitude quake that hit late Tuesday afternoon about 250 miles west-northwest of Coos Bay at a fairly shallow depth of 6 miles.

A powerful magnitude-6.9 earthquake struck late Sunday night off the coast of Northern California, but there were no immediate reports of injury or damage and no danger of a tsunami, officials said.

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