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Mild earthquakes shake McCaysville, Tellico Plains area

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MCCAYSVILLE, GA (WRCB) -- A pair of very mild earthquakes early Saturday morning shook the region where Georgia, Tennessee and North Carolina meet.

According to information provided by the Center for Earthquake and Research Information at the University of Memphis, two measurable earthquakes were recorded.

A micro-earthquake occurred at 12:03 a.m. ET, measured at magnitude 2.5, about one mile southeast of McCaysville, GA. The hypocentral depth was estimated to be five miles underground.

A second micro-earthquake occurred at 3:08 a.m. ET, this one measuring at magnitude 1.8. It was centered about nine miles south/southeast of Tellico Plains, TN, which a hypocentral depth of about four miles underground.



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