Earthquake reported on North Carolina-Virginia border, USGS says

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Published: Aug. 2, 2022 at 8:19 AM EDT
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BLOWING ROCK, N.C. (FOX Carolina) - The United States Geological Survey (USGS) said an earthquake hit the North Carolina-Virginia border region early Tuesday morning.

The 1.8 magnitude quake hit 3.9 miles east of Blowing Rock, North Carolina around 12:22 a.m., according to USGS. It had a depth of zero kilometers.

USGS said this earthquake was 6.3 miles southeast of Boone, North Carolina and 150.9 miles away from Columbia, South Carolina.

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