In Atlanta, Aisha Howard tweeted that “I know I’ve been awake since 430am but I’m pretty sure my apartment just shook in midtown ATL. I might need to get some rest” Magnitude Earthquake in N.C.
“This earthquake was a magnitude of 5.1 on a 10-point scale,” Baldwin told The News & Observer Sunday. “The information center received more than 6,000 reports of the earthquake in a 200-mile radius that touches seven states.”
By 2 p.m. the number of earthquake reports climbed to 90,000 and were spread over a broader section of the Southeast, according to the USGS. Those closest to the epicenter reported strong to very strong shaking, while others further away reported weak to light shaking.