Magnitude 4.5 earthquake strikes off Oregon coast
A 4.5 magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Oregon early Friday morning. Find out more here.
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — An earthquake measuring 4.5 magnitude hit off the Oregon coast early Friday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The earthquake struck about 120.6 miles west of Coos Bay shortly before 7:45 a.m. USGS recorded it’s depth at at 10 kilometers — or just over 6 miles.
No tsunami warnings have been issued.
Federal funds for Oregon emergency preparedness includes $750K for C.O. coordination center
Redmond and Portland will see federal investments in emergency preparedness, public safety, and economic development. Learn more here.
WASHINGTON (KTVZ) — Sens. Jeff Merkley, Ron Wyden and Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., announced Monday that Portland’s airport will receive a major federal investment to ensure its runway survives a major earthquake, along with other emergency preparedness funds, including $750,000 toward a regional emergency training and coordination center in Redmond.
The funding was among a range of federal investments in Oregon’s emergency preparedness, public safety, and economic development included in the 2022 omnibus spending bill, which has now been signed into law by President Biden, according to the lawmakers’ news release, which continues in full below.
Senator Merkley, a member of…