Earthquake of magnitude 6.0 occurred in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of the U.S.

Earthquake of magnitude 6.0 occurred in the Pacific Ocean off the west coast of the U.S. state of Oregon, said on Wednesday the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

Earthquakes have been recorded at 19.31 on Tuesday local time (07.31 MSK medium). The epicenter of earthquake was located at 256 kilometers west of the city of Coos Bay, the earthquake lies at a depth of 10 kilometers.

Information on the possible destruction and casualties were reported. Tsunami threat was not announced.

A similar earthquake of magnitude 5.9 occurred off the coast of Oregon in October last year. On the destruction and deaths also were reported.

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