Second earthquake hits western North Carolina in last three days
CANTON, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — There has been a second earthquake in western North Caolina the last three days, the latest occurring Thursday evening.
The U.S. Geological survey reported a 2.4 magnitude quake at 6:27 p.m. 2.5 miles north of Canton in Haywood County. There have been seven people to report having experienced it as of 7:40 p.m.
Thursday’s quake was given an intensity level of III, a notch down from Tuesday’s. That’s when a 2.6 earthquake took place.
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