BREAKING: 2.7 Magnitude Earthquake Along N.C. – Tenn. Border

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The United States Geological Survey has confirmed that a 2.7-magnitude earthquake near the North Carolina and Tennessee Stateline occurred at approximately 2:15 p.m. Tuesday.

Preliminary reports say the quake’s epicenter was roughly 3 miles west of the Robbinsville, North Carolina.  Multiple individuals as far away as Winston-Salem and Charlotte, North Carolina, reported feeling the quake, as well as individuals as far away as Monticello, Kentucky.

Robbinsville, North Carolina, is located 40 miles to the east of Sevierville, Tennessee, and 113 miles northeast of Atlanta.

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