22:01 GMT13 June 2021
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    A 5.9-magnitude earthquake has been registered in the Pacific Ocean off the US coast, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.

    The earthquake was recorded at 07:52 GMT on Friday. The epicentre was located 157 kilometres to the east of the city of Gold Beach on the Oregon coast, at a depth of 9.1 kilometres.

    No injuries or casualties have been reported so far.

    Less than 25 minutes later, a second 5.9-magnitude earthquake hit nearby, almost 143 kilometres to the east of the city of Gold Beach, at a depth of 14.5 kilometres.

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    seismologists, Pacific Ocean, US
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