Earthquake reported in Western North Carolina, near Upstate, SC

Published: Jun. 28, 2022 at 8:35 AM EDT
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BARKER HEIGHTS, N.C. (FOX Carolina) - The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported an earthquake in Western North Carolina early Tuesday morning.

The 2.1 magnitude quake hit one mile of Barker Heights at 4:12 a.m. and had a depth of 8 kilometers, according to USGS.

We’re told the earthquake was 1.9 miles east of Hendersonville, a little over 20 miles from Asheville and nearly 30 miles from Taylors, South Carolina.

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