Gale Warning issued for Virginia and N. Carolina waters, Chesapeake Bay

Minor earthquake strikes eastern North Carolina


Kinston, N.C. – U.S. Geological Survey officials say a minor earthquake struck North Carolina on Monday morning. That’s according to a report from via WITN.

According to WITN, the 2.1-magnitude quake was detected shortly after 7 a.m. on Sandy Foundation Road south of Kinston.

USGS officials say the earthquake occurred about three miles below ground.

Click here for the entire report from MyFox8 in Greensboro, N.C.


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