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Shallow M5.1 earthquake hits Sparta, North Carolina - the strongest in the state since 1916

A very shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M5.1 hit Sparta, North Carolina, U.S at 12:07 UTC (08:07 LT) on August 9, 2020, causing widespread damage. The agency is reporting a depth of 3.7 km (2.3 miles). This is the strongest earthquake to hit North...

August 09, 2020