The 5.9-magnitude quake was reported at about 3:40 p.m. on Wednesday about 160 miles west-northwest of Bandon.
Doug Gibbons of the U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake is not related to two massive earthquakes in Indonesia on Wednesday.
Gibbons says the earthquake was about 8 miles below the earth's surface.
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