USGS: Earthquake reported near NC, TN border

Published: Jan. 19, 2023 at 8:33 AM EST
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CHEROKEE, N.C. (FOX Carolina) - The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported an earthquake hit near the North Carolina and Tennessee border early Thursday morning.

The 2.2 magnitude earthquake hit 5.7 miles of Cherokee, NC around 12:19 a.m., according to USGS. It had a depth of 0 kilometers.

This earthquake was 28.8 miles southeast of Sevierville, Tennessee and 39.3 miles west of Asheville.

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