Earthquake reported in North Carolina Tuesday evening

Published: May. 23, 2023 at 8:24 PM EDT
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CANTON, N.C. (FOX Carolina) - The U.S. Geological Survey announced that an earthquake was reported near Canton, North Carolina, Tuesday night.

Officials said the earthquake happened around 6:30 p.m. and had an epicenter 2.5 miles northwest of West Canton.

According to officials, the earthquake had a 2.6 magnitude and a depth of 1 km.

Officials didn’t release any other information about the situation. We will update this story if officials release new details.