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Rare 5.1 magnitude earthquake hits North Carolina, but felt in several southern states

Credit: USATODAY.com- Published on August 9, 2020
The rare quake was the strongest to rock the region since a magnitude 5.2 quake in 1916.
 
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Published on August 10, 2020 -  00:32
5.1-Magnitude Earthquake Struck North Carolina
A 5.1-magnitude earthquake hit North Carolina on Sunday. The quake shook an area about 2 miles from the town of Sparta, North Carolina, along the state's border with Virginia. According to CNN, it struck about 8:07 a.m. There were no immediate reports of injuries, but damage to homes and other structures have been reported. According to the US Geological Survey offices, earthquakes become destructive at a magnitude of 4.0 to 5.0.

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