E.G. (elainegrey) wrote,
E.G.
elainegrey

Earthquake

EVERYBODY FELT THE EARTHQUAKE BUT ME.

Sigh.

https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us6000bbei/executive
M 5.1 - 2 km SSE of Sparta, North Carolina - 2020-08-09 12:07:37 (UTC)36.484°N 81.105°W5.0 km depth

There was an earlier tremor
M 2.6 - 3 km SE of Sparta, North Carolina - 2020-08-09 05:57:15 (UTC)36.482°N 81.088°W5.8 km depth


From a Charlotte news outlet, "According to Chief Meteorologist Brad Panovich, a 5.1 earthquake was reported near Sparta, NC which was the location of yesterday's 2.3.

Panovich said this would be the biggest quake in North Carolina since the 5.1 in 1916 near Asheville. "

From a random fact assembling website, "There are 101 earthquake incidents in North Carolina on record since 1931. The state averages 1 earthquakes per year. The largest earthquake on record for North Carolina occurred on 03/24/1978, with a depth of 11.4 miles and a magnitude of 6.1 on the Richter scale in Dare County, NC." https://www.homefacts.com/earthquakes/North-Carolina.html
This is also posted at https://elainegrey.dreamwidth.org/821677.html .
Subscribe

  • (weather, mom and caa, garden, coe)

    Met with my sister in the morning and had a meeting to make plans about making progress with our lives and in particular with helping our parents. I…

  • Planning (f&f, covid-19, mom and caa, travel)

    I feel like my schedule went from zero to sixty. My brother's family is coming to the states this summer, and visiting our area in June. I spent much…

  • (covid-19, mom and caa, f&f)

    Lil' bits of reality intruding as my sister and i consult each other on Dad's capacity for caring for Mom. I admit to pessimism when it comes to…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

  • 2 comments