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Tremors reported after 5.1 magnitude earthquake in North Carolina

NC Earthquake
NC Earthquake

SPARTA, N.C. – Tremors were felt in North Carolina Monday morning after a 5.1 magnitude earthquake hit the state over the weekend.

According to WXII, several tremors were felt in Alleghany County, North Carolina Monday morning:

  • 2.0 magnitude — 2:05 a.m. Monday
  • 2.2 magnitude — 4:43 a.m. Monday
  • 2.2 magnitude — 7:10 a.m. Monday

The NBC affiliate reports that the tremors were not far from Sparta, where Sunday’s earthquake happened.


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