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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - A series of earthquakes struck off the coast of Oregon on Saturday morning.

7 earthquakes hit off the coast of Oregon as of 7 a.m. Saturday morning. Two of those earthquakes registered a magnitude of 5.4, one at a magnitude of 5.0 and the other four were below a magnitude of 5.0, according to FOX 12 meteorologist Jeff Forgeron.

There were eight quakes in total, according to the United States Geological Services. The first quake hit at 5:43 a.m. and the most recent one was at 7:26 a.m.

FOX 12's Chief Meteorologist Mark Nelsen said the earthquakes all hit in the same general area about 200 miles off the Oregon Coast and that it is too far offshore to be felt on land.

No tsunami is expected along the West Coast, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

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