EARTHQUAKE VIDEO: This is what it looked like earlier this morning near the epicenter of a 5.1 magnitude earthquake in Sparta, North Carolina. https://t.co/cdDzbOMN1r
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On Sunday morning, a 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck near the North Carolina and Virginia border. No injuries or deaths were immediately reported. According to the US Geological Survey, the earthquake was the strongest to hit North Carolina since 1916.
A Magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck around 8:07 a.m. near Sparta, North Carolina, not far from the border with Virginia, the strongest quake to hit the area in more than 100 years.
— The Weather Network (@weathernetwork) August 9, 2020
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