Small Earthquake in North Georgia Saturday Morning | News
Did you feel or hear a small earthquake in north Georgia overnight? The USGS measured a 2.5 magnitude earthquake overnight centered near McCaysville, Georgia. It is a relatively small quake that wouldn't produce any damage. We are getting some reports from folks who felt and heard it.
I got a text from Jack Morton this morning. He texted "Good morning. I was taken from my bed at 12:15am. Thought it was at 2.5 earthquake in McCaysville. This time I not only felt it but really heard it. I went outside to see if it was thunder but saw a sky full of stars."
Let us know if you felt or heard anything! Here is the official report from the USGS:Earthquake Details
- This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
- Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 04:03:08 UTC
- Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 12:03:08 AM at epicenter
- Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones
- 2 km (1 miles) SE (128°) from McCaysville, GA
- 3 km (2 miles) SE (141°) from Copperhill, TN
- 8 km (5 miles) SSE (158°) from Ducktown, TN
- 84 km (52 miles) E (95°) from Chattanooga, TN
- 135 km (84 miles) N (2°) from Atlanta, GA
M-type="Nuttli" surface wave magnitude (mbLg), Version=CSourceEvent IDse101312a