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Earthquake rattles parts of NC mountains

BLOWING ROCK, N.C. (WFMY) - Some people felt the movement from an earthquake that shook the North Carolina mountains early Sunday morning.

 A 2.4 magnitude earthquake was recorded between Blowing Rock and Lenoir Sunday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake happened around 4:46 a.m. and the U.S. Geological Survey says it was located 18 miles north of Lenoir and 4 miles southeast of Boone.

The government's website says there were some calls from people who felt the tremor. Most of those reports came from Boone.

At least one person in Lenoir reported that they felt the quake.

No damage was reported.


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