5.8 Magnitude earthquake hits off Oregon coast

(Reuters) - An earthquake struck off the coast of the U.S. state of Oregon on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

It said the magnitude 5.8 quake occurred at sea 450 km (280 miles) west of Yachats at a depth of 10 km.

(Reporting by Jeremy Gaunt; Editing by Janet Lawrence)

Comment: Just over a month ago, it is likely that the submarine volcano, Axial Seamount, erupted off the US North West coast.