Did you feel it? Earthquake reported in North Carolina on Sunday morning
NEWTON, N.C. – A small earthquake was reported about 50 miles northwest of Charlotte on Sunday morning.
WHNS reported that a 2.4 magnitude earthquake hit was detected about four miles southwest from Newton, N.C. at about 7:15 a.m.
Nobody was hurt. Earthquakes that measure a magnitude of 1-3 are usually not felt except under favorable conditions.
Earthquakes that measure 7 or higher can result in considerable damage to well-constructed buildings, according to the United States Geological Survey.