MILLERS CREEK, N.C. — A 2.1 magnitude earthquake was reported a short distance away from Wilkesboro.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake hit at 4:10 p.m. Sunday and was centered about 1.9 miles west-southwest of Millers Creek at a depth of about 3.2 miles.
No one has reported feeling the earthquake to the USGS.
This quake comes less than two months after a 5.1 magnitude earthquake hit Sparta on Aug. 9 and caused damage to the community.
The Millers Creek earthquake was 33 miles away from the epicenter of the Sparta earthquake.