Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - 2.6 mi southeast of Sparta, Alleghany County, North Carolina, USA, on Sunday, 9 Aug 2020 12:07 pm (GMT +0) -

Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - 2.6 mi southeast of Sparta, Alleghany County, North Carolina, USA, on Sunday, 9 Aug 2020 12:07 pm (GMT +0)

Strong magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 8 km depth

9 Aug 12:16 UTC: First to report: USGS after 9 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 9.2 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 9.2 to 3.7 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 3.7 to 7.6 km.
Update Sun, 9 Aug 2020, 13:50
Fortunately, no major damage and no severe injuries have been reported so far from the quake. Here's an example of what happened in Sparta close to the epicenter:
Update Sun, 9 Aug 2020, 13:22
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 9 Aug 2020 12:07:37 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 9 Aug 2020 12:07 pm (GMT +0)
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 7.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.4755°N / 81.0935°W (Alleghany County, North Carolina, United States)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) SE of Sparta (pop: 1,730) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) ENE of Boone (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) NNE of Lenoir (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NNW of Statesville (pop: 26,200) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) NW of Clemmons (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) NNE of Hickory (pop: 40,400) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) WNW of Winston Salem (pop: 241,200) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) N of Charlotte (pop: 827,100) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) WNW of Raleigh (pop: 451,100) --> See nearby quakes!
447 km (278 mi) SW of Washington D.C. (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
5.210 kmNorth Carolina (USA)GFZ
5.15 kmVirginia-n Carolina Border Reg (USA)EMSC
5.17.6 km4 km SE of Sparta, North Carolina (USA)USGS
5.210 kmNorth Carolina (USA)GeoAu

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Mooresville NC Lake Norman / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Many Cracks in drywall decks boards loose. Separated sheathing on home. No visible structural damage. Our condo over looking the lake and we are on the 3rd top floor and major movement 10 seconds. I was on the deck drinking coffee and lake has a small shock wave that radiated the harbor our condo over,oops. I know earthquakes immediately because I am a survivor of The Great Alaskan 9.2 quake at age 10 which epicenter was very close to our home. | One user found this interesting.  
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Locust NC (149.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It woke my husband and shook our 500# oversized safe. My grandmother was in the shower and screamed for help. My sons headboard (an inch from wall) started banging on the wall. Pictures rattled, tv wiggled, leaves fell from trees, and my dogs freaked out and hid under me. Within 30 seconds several neighbors were calling/texting...stuff fell off walls and counters, and one house has a broken mirror. | One user found this interesting.  
Ridge Spring, SC / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sitting on couch and couch was like someone was shaking it from behind. The small mirrors on my wall in picture below were moving back and forth. Lasted approximately 20 seconds.  
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Fairview, NC / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : 4,300 feet on mountain ridge. The whole house shook hard as if something huge struck us. Lasted 15 seconds.  
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Lynchburg / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was in bed and it started shaking, not too aggressively bet enough to be concerned. Plants were shaking. Some plants knocked over  
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Rock Hill, SC (166.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Wife and I were dead asleep. Our mattress is not on a bed frame. It sits on the second floor. We were woken very startled by the entire bed shaking like a strong force was shoving it back and fourth. It was wild! | One user found this interesting.  
Washington DC (447.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : I was in Dc and i woke up to a light vibrations through out the house some thing ratteled but no damage  
Mount Holly (130.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was woken by a light rocking motion in my bed. It felt light someone was trying to wake me up, lightly moving me a couple of inches to my left and right.  
Mount Holly (130.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was woken by a light rocking motion in my bed. It felt light someone was trying to wake me up, lightly moving me a couple of inches to my left and right.  
Raleigh, NC (230.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Lasted a good while to feel it and realize it wasn’t a huge truck driving by. My whole room shook and all of my key chains hangin on my lamp swayed and rattled and my hanging lamp swayed. It was a nice steady rolling shake.  
194.2 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I live near a train track and thought at first that a big train was going by. As it continued and intensified I realized there was no train and the shaking/ rumbling was much stronger than a train.  
Mount Holly (130.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was woken by a light rocking motion in my bed. It felt light someone was trying to wake me up, lightly moving me a couple of inches to my left and right.  
Virginia Beach, VA (457.2 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I felt the house shake and it reminded my of the sensation I felt from an earthquake in VB years ago.  
Mount Holly (130.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was woken by a light rocking motion in my bed. It felt light someone was trying to wake me up, lightly moving me a couple of inches to my left and right.  
Sunset, SC (235.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Had just woken up..lying in bed..felt like a large footed something gently walking across the foot of the bed..had to look down, thinking it was the dog, but no dog.  
Hickory, NC 28602 (2.2 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The foundation of my home is neglected and when walking through my furniture in the bedroom will shake and rumble a bit. That’s what I woke up to and I was in bed so I could not understand what was the cause. Later my son in Dothan, AL called to say there had been an earthquake. Wow, I had no idea.  
Saybrook Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio (554.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : My husband felt shaking at about 8:10 AM inour condo on Lake Erie Since there are faults that go through OhIo into Lake Erie, I searched for a report of a mild earthquake, but could find none. Then we heard about the quake in NC within minutes of when he felt it. He is certain that it was a quake and our building shook for a few seconds.  
Asheville, NC (103.8 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt vibration. Then it felt like I was being tugged laterally, side to side..almost a side wards jerking. Back and forth. Quite strong tugging.Noise-clanging, windows and pictures on wall made noise. Crack in driveway. I think it lasted about 10 seconds.  
Winston-Salem, North Carolina (86.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was asleep and my bed started shaking so it made me wake up, I knew it was an earthquake, there was no second guessing it. It was noticeable. It felt like a little train running by close to the house.  
Lawndale (111.1 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was laying in bed and felt a very small amount of shaking. I’m from California so knew what I was feeling  
Fuquay-Varina Apt 222 (228.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was on the sofa watching tv when if felt as though someone were soaking the furniture. Lasted no more that 10-15 seconds.  
Rock Hill, SC (166.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Wife and I were dead asleep. Our mattress is not on a bed frame. It sits on the second floor. We were woken very startled by the entire bed shaking like a strong force was shoving it back and fourth. It was wild!  
North Wilkesboro, NC (30.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Thought I heard thunder but then everything was shaking! It took me by surprise then I realized it was a earthquake. My Curio cabinets Items were rattling so hard you could hear them.  
Chester, South Carolina (205.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The animals were all disturbed both inside and outside even though those people outside did not feel anything, just the ones inside. The ranch has cows, horses, chickens, dogs and cats. All were disturbed.  
Concord, NC 28027 (123.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt the house rock. I was upstairs sitting in a chair. I heard the glass items suspended inside a water globe clang a little. It took a few seconds but I knew I felt that before years ago and it was an earthquake then. I looked outside at the trees but they weren't moving. My daughter downstairs didn't feel anything. She was moving around at that time.  
461 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke with bed shaking. Immediately checked watch, about 8:08 AM. Heard doors creaking. Dead pine tree in front yard fell across driveway. Soap dispenser in bathroom fell into sink. Heard washing machine door creaking, bumping.  
Hope Mills (292.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : It felt like my house lightly shuddered. Like it should have been windy outside, but wasn’t. I was sitting in my downstairs living room.  
Greenville SC 29617 (215 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Pictures were knocking on walls. There was a fair amount of sway...admittedly, we are in an older home, under renovation with some walls torn apart and less stable.  
108 Elderberry Way, Sunset, SC (236.9 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt by all 3 people in the house. A rumble like a heavy truck nearby with ring handles from dressers jingling  
Greensboro (119.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was in bed when I felt a very strong shaking. It shook my bed, my table, and me. My whole house felt like it was being shaken by something.  
Alpharetta, GA (411.5 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt it laying in bed. Lasted about 5-10 seconds. My wife felt it downstairs sitting on the couch as well.  
Davidson north carolina (154.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I thought it was my dog scratching on the bed but I sat straight up and he was asleep I was like dang that's an earthquake!!  
Rock Hill, SC (166.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Wife and I were dead asleep. Our mattress is not on a bed frame. It sits on the second floor. We were woken very startled by the entire bed shaking like a strong force was shoving it back and fourth. It was wild!  
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149.1 km S of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : JESUS Christ ICCDBB Sermon: Power of the Word: when the following was written "Prophesyingly Christian Dictator President Don Trump Will Sign in 2020AD" the building shook and above and forward it felt as Heaven shook (http://0www.20m.com/jesuszygote.html).  
149.1 km S of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : JESUS Christ ICCDBB Sermon writing in progress showing the power of the Word: when the following was written "Prophesyingly Christian Dictator President Don Trump Will Sign in 2020AD" the building shook and above and forward it felt as Heaven shook (toward Sparta,  
Burlington (161.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I live in a mobile home park. It sounded like a tractor trailer was driving through the gravel road. Felt home shake. Only last about 10 sec or so. (reported through our app)  
Dyke, Virginia (310 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt movement while I was sitting on a sofa for roughly 15 seconds. One minute later, I asked my wife who was in bed at the time and she had felt shaking as well.  
Winston Salem (82 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was sitting in my chair for work when my chair started shaking. It felt like waves under me. I live in the basement and it was very eerie to feel movement below you.  
143 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Bedroom windows rattled and felt like a large animal laying on my bed scratching for a few seconds. Didnt know what was happening until it was over (reported through our app)  
Boone, NC (62.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was sitting outside and felt shaking at 8:08am, have felt several shakes since but not sure if that’s in my head.  
149 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was asleep and all the sudden I woke up thinking somebody was shaking my bed. I could not stop shaking and was very alarmed.  
Traphill , North Carolina (17.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Ran out side. Heard twice a sound like. Semi. Then felt a jolt . Then the whole house shook. Things fell. No damage (reported through our app)  
Spartanburg (230.7 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was dozing and watching tv, not quite asleep. thought my daughter had come in and jumped on my bed to ask me something. when i realized she wasn't there, i was like wtf, did i dream that? what the heck was that? it wasn't till this afternoon when she asked me if i felt that this morning that i realized we had felt a significant tremor  
80 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me up, wasn't sure what was going on, everything was shaking as if a train was driving through the yard. Fiancee ran into the bedroom wondering what was going on as well  
426.5 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I mostly heard it as a low rumble, and felt it as a slight vibration through my bed. At first, I thought it was a jet or helicopter flying low over our house, but then it just stopped, leaving me confused. There were at least three aftershocks that reached my location. We live directly below a busy region of airspace, so I know what this feels like. We've had our house shake from low flying jets and helicopters before, so it came as a surprise for me to learn that this was caused by the Earth it (reported through our app)  
240 Solesbee Road Landrum, SC (182.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : My husband and I awoke from our sleep to our bed shaking. We thought one of our kids was shaking it. No one was there. We looked at our lamp and it too was shaking. That’s when we realized it was an earthquake.  
Hickory, NC (110.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt floor vibrating and heard rumbling like a loud military jet flying close to the house, but without gradual increase and decrease in volume. Heard a bed shifting on floor.  
437.4 km E of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was just waking up and I do remember feeling a light shake of my bed comparable to a train passing close by but just a very brief period and I don't live anywhere near train tracks (reported through our app)  
140.4 km S of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was asleep and was awakened by a sound like something on my roof. It scared me at first, but then nothing else happened. What I heard didn't last but a couple of seconds; I must have gotten awakened toward the end of the quake. I live in Gastonia, NC - about 20 miles west of Charlotte.  
Durham, NC near Hope Valley Road and NC. HW 54 (98.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was awake and talking on my cell phone sitting on my mattress at the foot of my ned in my bedroom on ground floor of a two-story town house in Durham NC Zip Code: 27713. After 8:10 AM EST I felt a strange motion as if someone were vacuum-cleaning or moving a cart under the house from North-West to South-East. Also, the two wooden doorframes in the corners at the top in my bedroom in the wall avross from me started making brief sounds as if something was shifting. I noticed it but I did not thi  
west jefferson nc (54.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Whole house vibrating and shaking. Glass rattling. As if large airliner was flying right over rooftop.  
215 E Deer Run Apex, NC 27523 (207.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : sitting in a chair at my dining room table. felt and heard a low rumbling that lasted maybe 2 seconds.  
Cary, NC (225 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt side to side vibration on second floor of a house. Saw computer monitor rock. Wasn't sure if earthquake or shockwave.  
Bryson City NC (236.6 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I live next to river. Felt easily inside. Trees slightly swayed. Was surprised an earthquake was occurring  
Columbia, South Carolina (327.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : The bed was shaking so I woke up, initially thinking it was the dryer but, it never shook like that before. Then I realized it was an earthquake as the bed continued to shake.  
Greenfield, Massachusetts (983 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Complete ignorance to the Earthquake. Until I checked my Earthquake/Volcano app. Which always opens up centered on my location. I've been checking it daily for over a year & have never seen a large red circle on that map. I did not feel it. Did not hear about it, til now. Hope all are safe & ok. (reported through our app)  
Charlotte, NC 28211 (31.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Your device locator won’t move but our zip code should suffice. We were having breakfast on a wooden porch resting on brick pillars one floor off the ground. Both my husband and I felt the little shake and wondered what it could have been. After looking around outside and not finding anything amiss, we looked online and were actually surprised to discover the earthquake in Sparta had happened at the exact time we felt it.  
Kannapolis, NC (118.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The entire house was shaking. Our dog was barking and would not stop. Thought it was a low flying Army helicopter or something similar going over the house.  
Green Hill, NC (147 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Our house shook but no damage to dry walls. Everyone in house felt it enough to be shocked and come running to ask what it was. (reported through our app)  
Boones Mill (124.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I probably wouldn't have felt it, but I was laying on a couch and everything was quiet and still. Felt a gentle roll for about 6 seconds. (reported through our app)  
Sparta (2.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Shaking causes pictures to fall off walls, books to come out of book cases, lamps to fall over, light fixtures fell, canned goods fell out of pantry, freezer doors opened on its own.  
Dobson, NC (43.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me and my boys up. I first thought a jet was coming over really low, then thought my washer was out of balance. Lol My husband and daughter never moved.  
Clinton (230.7 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : At Hamton Inn, top (4th) fl, Clinton, SC, our bed swayed/ shook gently for 50 to 60 seconds. Two hotel front desk staff reported feeing itfor 10 seconds.  
North Wilkesboro, NC (30.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Thought I heard thunder but then everything was shaking! It took me by surprise then I realized it was a earthquake. My Curio cabinets Items were rattling so hard you could hear them.  
161.2 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Our dogs were outside and started barking. I assumed it was a bear (almost a daily occurrence for us). I heard a rattle shake our woodpile at the back of the house, and a few pieces of wood fell. I went to investigate, again assuming it was a bear, but there was nothing there. I would not have known it was an earthquake, except I saw friend’s Instagram post about it.  
Mayodan (97.1 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Awakened by bed shaking then walls and roof shaking gradually increasing in intesity for approximately 15 seconds then abruptly stopped.  
134.5 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke up to light shaking of my house. Immediately knew what it was and checked to verify it was an earthquake. (reported through our app)  
Burlington (161.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I live in a mobile home park. It sounded like a tractor trailer was driving through the gravel road. Felt home shake. Only last about 10 sec or so. (reported through our app)  
135 century oaks ct, w/s 27106 (76.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : obvious movement of things on front porch where I was seated. Dog alerted 30 or so seconds before I felt it....heard a ery noise with it too...like a train  
Taylorsville (75.8 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt the bed shaking and chandeliers rattling. When standing there is no imbalance but can be felt. Everyone in the house alarmed.  
Troutman, NC (92.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : In bed watching TV, strong shaking for several seconds, nothing knocked over Or fell, definitely felt it, scared our cats  
Purlear, NC 28665 (39.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Glass ware in china cabinet clinking together, none broken. Rocking chairs moving by self, chimes on porch chiming softly. Rumbling heard fairly loudly. Creaking and rattling of house heard.  
Concord (125.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Live on 2nd floor of apartment building. The walls were creaking a ton and my bed was shaking. Never experienced an earthquake before so I was a bit worried but it didn’t last as long as I thought.  
SPARTANBURG (180.4 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The chair I was sitting in shook and the windows shook like a strong wind had hit them, but the trees were still when I looked out.  
cashiers nc 28717 (233.9 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : picture against kitchen window rattled,, and flowers ion table in vase were moving,,, not much noticeable shaking,, but very cool  
3530 clemmons rd clemmons nc 27012 (96.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light shaking felt like soneone biuncibg up and down on the floor. Puctures on the wall were swinging back and forth. (reported through our app)  
Charlotte (157.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Woke up to something vibrating but my brother down the hall felt it too and someone posted ab a esrthquake  
95.9 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Low rumble heard. Strange creaking noises heard. Sounded like tree branches falling on the house. House shook slightly...slight swaying felt. Only lasted a few seconds. (reported through our app)  
Fort Jackson, SC (273 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : On Sunday Aug 9, 2020 at 8:09am I was sitting at my desk on the second floor of a hotel. It was quiet in my room, as I was writing a paper. I heard and felt the building to lightly shake, which was a phenomena well above the normal hotel environment (hotel is not located near heavily trafficked roads and is well built). The door frame and the sealed window made noises. The floor was shaking slightly. This lasted for approximately 10 seconds. I texted three peers to ask if they felt it too; only  
Durham nc (199.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Laying on the couch it felt like I was having a back muscle spasm, but I was not, it was a shake I couldn’t explain. It was enough of a question about the shaking that I looked online to find out if an earthquake occurred.  
Fayetteville (183.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I woke up,because I felt different, looked over and my daughters bottle of water was sort of vibrating on the table. I didn't know it was from an earth quake. I'm on the second floor of my new home.  
Raleigh, NC (236.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Third floor of townhouse. Definitely felt shaking and light objects remained shaking for several seconds.  
Asheboro (4.2 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Items on tables rattled, leaning framed items also vibrated. Sounded like a louder than typical vehicle passing.  
NoDa Charlotte, NC (4.9 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was watching TV in bed & all of a sudden my bed was shaking & my feet shook. It was brief but definate shaking.  
Asheboro (146.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : We heard more than we felt. It sounded like a big boom and then a whooshing sound—like a storm coming and the trees being blown around.  
Bradley. WV (125.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Something made a rumbling noise and the house started to noticebly shake. (The house sits 14 feet in the air). I could see the house moving. So I walked onto the deck and the banisters were literally shaking.  
Clover SC (152.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Sitting on the bed watching tv and bed and house started shaking and lasted 4 to 5 seconds. Dog started barking and running around the house because of noise.Moderate shakin g!  
Mirror hanging over door in my upstairs bedroom ch (212.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Live in Thomasville. Mirror hanging on back of door, shaking on its own power. Thought was daughter coming. I looked in br, she was asleep.  
Zebulon NC (259.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was upstairs, sitting down and felt the floor begin to shake. I wondered what was happening downstairs to make the floor shake. I didn’t hear any passing trucks so I wondered what was causing it. It passed after about 10 - 15 seconds.  
Raleigh (228.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was asleep and it woke me up. The hinges on the dresser started rattling and the shaking kept going for several seconds. I have lived in California and I am sensitive to quakes. Did not know there were quakes in this part of the country.  
186.1 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : While in bed I felt as if the bed was shaking involuntary without us making any motions. At that time Iv suspected an earthquake, but didn't think much about it much guessing I had just imagined it, until my daughter on a road trip texted to me and I then read about it in the news.  
Hope Mills (292.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : It felt like my house lightly shuddered. Like it should have been windy outside, but wasn’t. I was sitting in my downstairs living room.  
Johnson City (116.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Awakened out of a light sleep, windows rattled as did items on the dresser. Lasted approx 4 seconds - long enough for me to become fully awake & know exactly what was going on.  
Greensboro (202.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was in bed and it felt as though someone was shaking the bed back and forth. Then seconds later I felt it again.  
Durham nc (199.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Laying on the couch it felt like I was having a back muscle spasm, but I was not, it was a shake I couldn’t explain. It was enough of a question about the shaking that I looked online to find out if an earthquake occurred.  
Matthews,NC (155 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was asleep and woke up real quick because I felt the whole house shaking and sure enough it was an earthquake  
Gastonia NC (142.1 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me up,I looked at time, it was 8:08am. My Was husband outdoors watering,heard boom and watched power lines swaying  
Welcome, NC (96.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Low rumble under my feet, house was shaking, plants on shelves were swaying, cats were terrified. Lasted about 30 seconds  
Lincolnton, NC (111.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I felt a bit of very light shaking just before I sat down in my recliner and then the shaking really began to worsen. Felt as if 20 washing machines were spinning out of balance and I could see the water in my 55 gallon fish tank swishing. (reported through our app)  
Statham, Georgia (412.1 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was reading in bed at 8:10 am. Glass jars on my dresser rattled, and a small table tapped against the wall a couple of times. My bed and entire house shook for only 3-4 seconds.  
Gastonia, NC (138.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : There was a loud rumbling and sound from back of house that shook the house and then moved into the den where I was sitting working on my laptop. The lamps and tables shook and a cabinet door in the kitchen flew open. Everything rattled shook and the sound/rumbling was loud.  
Mt. Airy, NC (42.7 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was in bed reading and thought that either a large tree limb fell on my roof or a very large truck had passed by. The whole house shook for what felt to be about 10 seconds.  
Piney Creek (21.9 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Our cabin second floor was shaking quite a bit and we were awaken. Took us totally by surprise and didn’t know what was happening at first. Then we realized it was an earthquake which we had never ever experienced in our life. This is not suppose to be happening! We just moved to the region running away from hurricanes!  
178 Ike Wood Road, Bakersville, NC 28705 (105.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Siting at computer desk reading news articles. Desk began shaking, lasted may 2 seconds. Liquid ripples continued in coffee cup sitting on desk for several seconds. My dog was agitated. Glnced at my wrist watch...about 8:08. We are maybe 60 miles away. Event was similar to small 'quakes I experienced when stationed with military in Japan. No damage here, just an exciting morning wakeup.  
Greensboro NC (121.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It woke me up, and my dog started barking. I thought it was an earthquake, but nothing fell and it stopped after just a second, so I assumed it was a big truck passing in front of our house. Guess I was right after all!  
245 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Slight shaking. No visible movement of objects in the room. Lasted approximately 10 seconds. Felt a small aftershock approximately 15 minutes later and could see water in a sink showing ripples.  
Charlotte, NC (152.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was on our second floor. Whole room began to shake, items and appliances rattled. Nothing serious, but very confusing. Lasted several seconds, then everything stopped and back to normal.  
420.1 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt sitting at desk on third floor of townhouse. Mild rumbling and motion as if someone was jumping next door or a strong wind was blowing.  
Mount Holly (130.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was woken by a light rocking motion in my bed. It felt light someone was trying to wake me up, lightly moving me a couple of inches to my left and right.  
74.9 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : 9 year old daughter and I watching TV in living room and a pen she had balanced on top fell which was strange and started feeling a shaking like a bulldozer was coming down the road  
1974 Rock Hollar Road, Stanley, NC 28164 (120.7 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I heard tapping in the next room that sounded like the dog scratching and banging on furniture, which was strange since he was outside. Then I could feel it, like when he banged on the bed while I was in it. Then birds flew up from the birdfeeder outside the window. Then it sounded like a herd of heavy raccoons jumped down onto the roof, making it creak. Then the whole house shuddered hard and I saw some shaking. Then it felt like being in a small boat, going over another boat's wake. Then the f  
Waynesville, NC (168.5 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Our cats went running and seconds later the shaking began. Hanging plants swung. My partner, who was still in bed, woke up, thinking the cats were tussling on the bed.  
Charlotte, NC (159.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Bed trembled waking us up, things in room vibrating, cat was wide eyed claws gripping the chaise across from the bed  
Greensboro NC (121.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was awake in bed. First felt like one of my dogs jumped against the bed to get up. But they were in their crates. Then the bed shook for a few seconds, like one of those vibrating beds in a cheap motel. Interesting.  
SPARTANBURG SC (181.1 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was at my desk when the entire unit rattled. I thought it was one of the cats, but he has never caused anything like that, plus he was outside. I’ve lived in the region my whole life and that was the first one I’ve felt  
Arcadia, NC (91.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was in kitchen when house began to shake and metal roof made sounds. Sewing box jarred off table and spilled. Picture over TV and in hallway moved and are crooked on wall.  
chalgrove lane Charlotte NC 28216 (130.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was on the can and it sounded like someone let thunder in, except I could feel it in my feet and heard the things on my countertop rattling, flushed, no TRex outside. All is well  
209.4 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The whole house shook. Woke my husband. I was sitting in chair and the chair and everything was shaking. The ceiling rafters was creaking. Just before shaking stopped there was a strange whooshing sound.  
123 reeser rd Johnson city tn (108.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : My spouse and I and our maltipoo Was setting on sofa having coffee and the couch started shaking, I thought the dog was digging at a flea but I looked and she was laying still,that was the first time we ever felt a earthquake that strong in our area it was crazy!  
Gastonia (213.7 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Was snoozing in recliner when whole house started shaking dogs started barking and pots and pots and pans fell from cabinets, picture frames turned over  
Greensboro NC, 27407 (114.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was standing in my bedroom on the second floor or my home, when the items on my dresser, my glass closet doors, and the whole house rattled and vibrated, gradually settling down.  
Jamestown NC (113.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was still in bed dozing (2nd story bedroom). Startled awake by house shaking and doors and mirrors on bedroom furniture rattling. Happened twice around 8:07 AM.  
Mouth of Wilson, va (18.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Got woke up, cattle still have settled down over an hour later. Glass has fallen and broken from shelves inside the house. Couldn't really walk bc it was such rapid shaking that it messed up ability for all to walk regardless of which floor we were on.  
Cumming, GA (363.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was outside by our chicken coop. The chickens all ran for cover. I could hear a pop and then creaking noises from the coop. Standing on the ground i could not feel it but I knew something had happened and noted the time. A short time later I heard the news of the earthquake. The timing of the earthquake was earlier than the time I noted which I understand to be normal. (reported through our app)  
142 km S of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : House started shaking. We didnt know what it was. Very alarmed and went outside to see what it could have been.  
Conover, NC (86.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Went through three major CA earthquakes so knew what it was right away. Surprised to feel an earthquake in this area. Lasted about 10-15 seconds and shook the whole house. No damage and items not displaced on shelves or cupboards.  
Newton (95.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was teaching a class online at 8:00-8:40 am and I heard noise that I thought was footateps from my children’s bunk beds coming toward the room I was in, but no one came and it felt like someone was mailing the floor around. Very odd sensation I had never felt before. I even looked off camera and turned around because I couldn’t forgive out what it was that made the tremors. I thought perhaps my kids were running in the house making that sound.  
Kannapolis NC (116.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Heard walls creaking and front glass door was shaking. Was sitting on front porch and felt a light shaking of my chair.  
Mint Hill, NC (148.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was awake in bed. Felt slight shifting movement of bed. Nothing fell over. Hanging dresser drawer handles flapped up and down, rattled. That was it.  
Lynchburg (Bedford County) Virginia (109.6 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Couch where I was sitting shook; desk and contents rattled, vase tipped but did not fall. Felt like a very big truck went by but there was no traffic.  
Fuquay Varina (228.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The couch moved and the water in glass spilled over the top with the wave action. The windows rattled.  
London KY (254.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : very light, though maybe someone on the floor below me was doing something to cause shaking. Could hear something shaking on the shelf. It went on for sometime, seemed like 10 seconds give or take.  
Greensboro (86.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Shaking felt throughout house, on roofline and front wall of the house; TV on wall violently shook for about 5 seconds.  
Greensboro, NC (70.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was awaken by my bed and what seemed like the house shaking. Only lasted a few seconds. I live off Old Battleground Ave (near Horsepen Creek Rd) as head toward Summerfield.  
Concord, NC (125.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : A short barely felt shake that ratted the fridge, flower by a slightly stronger, slightly longer shake.  
Fancy Gap va (33.1 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Around 802 heard very loud rumble thought it was my batty neighbor flying to church racing from his dog  
Hickory, NC (98 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : I did not feel it. I was in bed asleep and the creaking sound of the walls woke me. My partner was awake and felt it slightly. The cat did not react.  
Fort Mill SC (162.4 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was asleep and it woke me up. I am right near railroad tracks, but never felt a passing train shake the house in that way. Made things in the house rattle.  
570.3 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Drive a truck. Have run team. Woke up thinking truck was moving. I'm in my apartment foam bed. Woke up and immediately put my feet on floor. I live on second floor. Mrs felt it too. She lived in California and sensitive to it also. (reported through our app)  
39.1 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Heard and felt rumbling like a large semi truck passing by. Not until I felt the house jolt did I realize it was an earthquake.  
Gastonia (213.7 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Was snoozing in recliner when whole house started shaking dogs started barking and pots and pots and pans fell from cabinets, picture frames turned over  
Simpsonville SC (220.9 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : My bed shook and creeked as though someone strong shook the headboard quickly. I tried to repeat it thinking maybe it was me moving in bed, but I wasn't strong enough to repeat same shaking of bed experience.  
Carthage NC (229.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I thought the dog was on the bed, scratching and rocking the bed. I opened my eyes to fuss at her and she was no where to be seen.  
Concord, NC (123.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me from sleeping. It felt like a giant was running up and down the stairs of the neighbors through the wall. Everything on my dresser shook. The cat didn't seem to notice, and my roommate slept through it.  
Bessies Chapel Church Rd, Elkin, MC (31.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Dozing in bed & woke to vibrations. Loose objects stacked on shelf fell. Glassware shook into each other.  
Greensboro, North Carolina (119.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was standing in my bathroom when the doors to the shower started shaking and rattling. Thought maybe a large truck outside might have caused it, but no traffic. I tried stomping on the floor to recreate it, no luck. Earthquake never entered my mind. Duration about 10 seconds.  
115 Lyndhurst Dr., Anderson, SC 29621 (251.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sitting in an armchair, I heard a brief rattle as I felt a gentle side-to-side swaying. The swaying subsided, paused, and then began again. Overall, I could detect the motion for perhaps ten seconds.  
66.6 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I awoke a little bit ago to my room slowly moving. It startled me, as I'd never felt this before. It was enough to alert my dogs. One of them was looking around, the other one upstairs, shaking. I could hear things in my room rattling some, and the rest of the house making popping noises. My whole room felt as if it was slowly, slightly, rocking.  
Elkin, NC (33.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt like someone grabbed the top of our house and shook it. Woke my husband and I up in a jolt at the same time. Everyone on our street was outside freaking out.  
Fort bragg (241.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I heard what sounded like a motorcycle outside and felt slight vibrations while in bed. My dogs were whining a little bit better I started to hear and feel it.  
Jamestown, NC (115 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was in a deep sleep when awakened by rattling art on the wall and bed shaking. My wife quickly ran upstairs as she was unnerved by the tremors. Duration was a few seconds.  
134.2 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Laying bed and felt two moderate jolts that shook the house and bed. Felt like the bed moved and could here some cracking noises. (reported through our app)  
Raleigh, NC, upstairs in my house (229.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was snoozing my alarm, so only partially asleep upstairs. I felt the house start to shake and it sounded like a large truck was going down the street or jets were flying overhead. I looked at my phone and it said 8:09. It lasted for about 3 seconds. I thought it felt like what an earthquake would feel like, but didn't think we could have them here. Looked online after getting up to see if an earthquake was reported.  
Troy, NC (165.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was asleep... Felt bed shaking. Dresser in bedroom with TV on top started rocking back and forth. Walls were shaking and windows rattling. Felt like something underneath was moving the floor around.  
Wake Forest, NC. 27587 (0.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was sitting on the bed with the wife around 0800hrs, the bed shook and my wife asked if that was me. I said no. I tried shaking my legs to replicate the movement, but I really couldn’t. I thought it might have been an earthquake but didn’t say anything.  
169.1 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : In my condo I felt it twice on the first floor; my upstairs neighbors felt it once (the 2nd time), about 8:13a ET.  
Winston Salem (49.4 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was in bed about 8:05 a.m. watching tv and suddenly the whole room and bed started shaking, I heard a loud noise, if felt like a car had driven at a high speed into my house. My bed and ceiling fan were shaking.  
104.1 km S of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Reading news at my kitchen table. Laptop screen started swaying and I felt the floor rolling as if a medium to large truck rolling by. Lasted about 20-30 seconds total.  
Star nc (158.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : At about 08:30 or so Sunday morning August 9th 2020 near the town of Star NC I was awakened by the bed, house and glass Ware as well as the ceiling fans.  
216 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was asleep at 8:07 am this Sunday morning when the bed started shaking. There was no apparent cause for it, and about 2011 I felt it before, so I guessed it was an earthquake. Thank you for confirming.  
Wilkesboro (44.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Shaking occurred for a few seconds. Objects ratted and neighbors were disturbed. Light sleepers were awakened.  
238.1 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I had just awakened and felt the bed shake as if someone were repeatedly pushing down on the mattress, and I thought it was my wife trying to wake me.  
Black Mountain north Carolina (148.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was lying down when my whole house began to shake. Nothing inside shook.it was for about 20-30 seconds. When I looked at the clock it was 8:08 AM.  
Burnsville (125.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was in my basement when everything sorta shifted back and forth a few times. I realized what happened a few seconds later. No sound made it creepy.  
Hickory, NC (79.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me up from sleeping on 2nd story of home. Sounded like a big jet or heavy truck going by too close and felt the bed and house rumbling. Lasted what seemed like 5-10 seconds, longer and stronger than the 2011 one.  
Yadkinville, NC (60.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Heard light, low rumbling and items rattling. A good light shaking but no damage. Lasted about 10 seconds.  
Durham NC (197.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : We heard a creak that ran thru our house from the NW toward the SE, and a single wave that lifted us in our seats.  
Carolina Beach NC (398.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was laying in bed at 8:10 a.m. and I felt the house shaking For about 5 seconds. I live in a 2 story beach house.  
Elkin, NC (29.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It woke me up. We had to hold the TV steady as it is wall mounted and aggressively hitting the wall. Came in two waves. Second one lasted around 20 seconds. Shook the entire house and sounded like a unbalanced washing machine. A few small items fell off of counters and bookshelves. Felt inside and outside of the house.  
Reidsville NC (192 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was laying in bed when I felt the whole bed start shaking and things on my dresser were shaking as well. It lasted about 20 seconds or so  
146.5 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The shaking of my bed woke me up! The things on my dresser were rattling and moving around. My ceiling fan was shaking and swinging around and making noises. I first thought a big truck was passing by and that's why everything was shaking, but instantly I realized it was quiet and there was no truck outside. Then I thought, "It is an earthquake!" So I searched the internet, and the 1st thing I saw was a question that popped up asking me if I felt the earth shake! I said yes! And found out there  
Matthews, NC (153.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sitting on bed and could feel the shaking. Looked over at plant to see it wobbling. Lasted for maybe 10 sec or so.  
Charlotte, North Carolina at home sitting in a cha (156.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sitting in my chair, and could feel it moving. Not really a shake but more like someone was trying to move the chair.  
Greensboro (119.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was in bed when I felt a very strong shaking. It shook my bed, my table, and me. My whole house felt like it was being shaken by something.  
Winston-Salem, North Carolina (81.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It woke us up, we thought at first it was a blast from the quarry that's a mile down the road, but this lasted too long and shook the house Much harder. It knocked things off the mantle over the fireplace and a few things on a bookcase fell over, but not Off the bookcase. It also disturbed our cats. And when it was over, we saw a few neighbors outside talking to eachother about what just happened.  
Lucama, NC (292.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : It felt like a train or large truck was shaking out trailer, i immediately knew it had to have been a earthquake somewhere close  
Cary, NC (216 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke up everyone in the house from shaking beds. Things on the walls and counters were rocking, picture frames on the walls are now crooked.  
Gastonia, NC (134.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light to moderate shaking by the description. Woke me from my sleep. Entire building shook and rattled for 6-8 seconds. At first I thought a car had hit the apartment building.  
241.5 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : My wife and I were sitting on the couch and I felt the shaking. Originally I thought it was one of my dogs scratching and moving the couch, but I realized they were both sound asleep. My wife thought I was crazy but I knew it was a weak earthquake. No damage to the house or anything falling off the walls, thankfully.  
60.7 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Greensboro,NC. I was reading in bed. Light shaking like from a passing heavy truck. Doors, windows, house rattled & objects on shelves vibrated for about 25 sec. Dog was alarmed, barking. Nephew informed me it was 5.1 earthquake in Sparta,NC, about 100 mi away.  
85 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Bed was shaking and heard Knocking outside front of house. Water in toilet moving. Light shaking MM1 IV  
205.3 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Cary, NC location. We heard bottles shaking around but thought it was our cat, so the shaking was very weak indeed. Toddler woke up but was not alarmed. The cat was pretty frightened though. It did wake us up.  
Fairystone Virginia (87.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Standing at island kitchen counter drinking coffee and felt it sway or pulsate and heard a noise outside. The glasses rattled. Live in an area where they do random military flight drills. Comparable to the noise just before the jet goes overhead and then shakes the trailer. Dog was upset barking and running erratically.  
Cheraw, SC (222 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I live in Cheraw,SC and while I was watching tv, I begin feeling my moble home shake for about 5 to 10 seconds.I ran to look outside to see what was going on and my son was outside sitting in his car. I asked him, did he feel that? He said, yes and he felt his car shaking. I told him, I think that it was an earthquake  
Raleigh, NC NCSU Centenniel Campus (239.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke up to the bed shaking around 8:07 this morning which was odd because I live on the too floor (5th) of an apartment.  
Aberdeen, NC 28315 (207.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was laying in bed and felt the bed shake as if someone was trying to shake the whole bed to wake me up. Thought the rumbling sound was thunder but it was sunny out at the time.  
201.6 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was asleep and woke to the feeling of the house shaking, as if a load of unbalanced laundry was spinning in the next room.  
Dobson, NC (29.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sounded like an explosion then the house shook probable for 5 seconds. Our two dogs ran to us looking a bit frightened. We noticed a few pictures on the wall were not a straight as before. Sound and vibrations faded.  
238.8 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was on the second floor and noticed my rolling desk chair move slightly. I stood up and looked around the room and the computer monitors were shaking slightly and the building felt like it was swaying gently.  
Archdale NC (74.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Listen... The exact moment i sat down on the toilet, i felt the earthquake. And let me tell you... I was confused. And concerned. Lol  
Lexington, NC (105.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I thought the dog was leaning against the chair to scratch, then I noticed the water in the fishtank dancing, and glasses in the cabinet rattling as the floor bounced and the house vibrated  
Harmony (63.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was standing in my bedroom texting my wife when the house started shaking & the windows rattling. I felt the floor move and at that point I knew it was an earthquake it was 0809 when I was texting her.  
Hunter, tn (86.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt couch shaking and couldn't figure out why. Was very weird. But makes sense now. Animals also noticed.  
68.8 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Children and I felt building shake while sitting at breakfast table. Then it stopped and then restarted once or twice.  
26.7 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : started out with a strange vibration throughout the house . then i heard rumbling . then the house began to undulate and move and shake ... my cat ran outside .. my fiance was awaked and some things feel off the shelf . and it lasted for a good 5-6 seconds ... quite intense an experience  
Charlotte, NC 28211 (31.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Your device locator won’t move but our zip code should suffice. We were having breakfast on a wooden porch resting on brick pillars one floor off the ground. Both my husband and I felt the little shake and wondered what it could have been. After looking around outside and not finding anything amiss, we looked online and were actually surprised to discover the earthquake in Sparta had happened at the exact time we felt it.  
Greensboro, NC (113.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Reminded me of a quake I felt in East Moline, IL back in 1968 or 1969. Chair was vibrating as I was reading my paper  
Jamestown, NC (120.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It shook our house for about 30-40 seconds. Shook our garage doors and countertops. Very rapid rumbling accompanied it! Scary!  
Goode, VA (181.3 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sitting in the office at my computer and felt a swaying back and forth along with noises from the basement. Stood up and felt the house rocking slightly. Neighbors instantly started texting about it.  
Mocksville NC (77 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The entire house shook enough to wake us and startled my mother. Things were loudly shaking on the shelves, and the beds shook. Nothing fell off the shelves and broke, and no doors or cabinets swung open.  
Candler, NC (254 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was just starting to wake up. I thought I was dreaming at first. Then I realized we were having an earthquake. The floor shook and I could feel the rumble in my chest. It lasted what I think was about a minute. That was crazy!  
Charlotte, Nc (135 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke up to shaking felt whole bed moving & could hear the door rattling in its frame & sounded the whole house was trying to move  
88.2 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I'm from Southern California and I knew immediately it was an earthquake! It was one shake, then a momentary pause, then a slightly longer shake. Clearly felt. Husband felt it also. I immediately began texting friends in the area, and some of them felt it. Not all.  
212.7 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I felt the slightest movement while on a couch, as if my cat was scratching itself causing the couch to wiggle, but no cat was around. Assumed it was just equipment nearby until my brother sent report.  
Charlotte, NC (146.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : My first earthquake! I was upstairs in the bathroom and it felt as if the top half of the house was about to fall. There was a jolt and shake for about 3 seconds. The jolt pushed me east.  
Off HWY 160 Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill, SC (156.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was in a light sleep on the couch. Felt movement, heard some dishes clank, the dog and I woke up startled. I was a little disoriented and wondered if a big tractor trailer truck hit something or was it a quake? Soon after my mom text if I felt the earthquake.  
Kennesaw ga (413.4 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sitting on my couch drinking coffee, felt a slight rumble, then it intensified to a rolling rumble and just as quickly stopped. Lasted about 3-5 seconds. Looked up earthquakes today, cant believe it was centered so far away.  
Mebane, NC (80.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : sitting in chair this morning, heard the door to the garage open and slam shut that shook the whole house and lasted several seconds and could still feel my chair vibrate several seconds after  
139.5 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My husband thought someone was in our house and got his gun and searched the house. It felt like someone big running through the house. Floor vibrated and things rattled. Location Bostic NC (reported through our app)  
184.6 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was cooking up a fresh batch of meth and the whole trailer started rocking! I thought the feds were trying to break in, and I almost dropped my crack pipe in the panic. My fighting dog ran and hid under the table, I've never seen poor Killer so scared!  
Waxhaw, NC (176.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sitting on Sunporch and things started shaking and the walls shook. Seemed more severe than one I felt in Oaxaca, MX last Dec.  
Charlotte, NC (164.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Shook the walls and the sofa we were sitting on. Thought it was perhaps a wreck and went outside to look. Very surprised to learn of an earthquake. Must have been pretty scary near epicenter.  
Glade Valley (4.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Just experienced an earthquake - shook the whole house - sounded like the house was about to explode - at first I though it was a military jet but the sound and shaking continued for about 30 seconds - the noise was huge!  
133 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : 8:07am EDT, shaking woke me up, whole house vibrated like a washing machine, didn't thank to count but under 10 seconds, haven't seen anything out of place  
Weaverville (147.8 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was sitting bed. Cat picked up her head, looked at me and went back to sleep. Felt like an amusement ride just starting up.  
Spruce Pine NC (103.8 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : In Spruce Pine NC, felt my chair shaking, vibrated like , heard a couple dishes barley rattle, was like a low rumble I could hear, the dog barked  
Felt strong tremor about 8:02 A.M. in Pauline Sc (354.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt a strong tremor in Pauline Sc at 8:02 A.M. It lasted about 7-10 seconds. I was sitting at kitchen table and was very strong under my chair. MMI III weak shaking  
Greensboro, NC (118.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was teaching an online class and things on my desk started shaking, then it got more intense and I could here rumbling.  
142 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was sitting at my desk and felt weak shaking that lasted a few seconds. My chair rolled across the floor with me in it. No one else felt it as they were all asleep.  
Hillsborough, NC (103.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Bed shook,dresser door opened. Stopped. Then a stronger shake. My bed shook from side to side. I jumped out of bed.ceiling fan shook.  
88.5 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My house shook, dishes rattled.. felt like some was trying get in both doors because they rattled so hard...  
Winston Salem NC (78.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Very noticeable, first thing I thought was it was a tremor. All 5 cats took notice of it. Lasted 6 or 7 seconds. Several objects in room were still swaying after tremor stopped.  
Catawba, sc (191 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Doors were creeking and all the wood in the house could be heard shifting. Some rattling but nothing broke. Dog was alarmed, wife slept through the whole thing.  
Julian (143.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : we were awakened by ceiling fan rattling and felt the bed shake. I woke up and said what the hell was that? Wife said she was just going to ask the same thing. That's more than enough for me in southeast guilford county  
6420 Oak Grove Church Rd (175.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Laying in bed relaxing, felt shaking for a few seconds. Everything was moving, the bed felt as if it was vibrating. Everything in the house was visibly moving.  
Asheville (146.7 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sitting on my couch reading and noticed a loud rumble and the house shook a bit for about 10 seconds or less. The dog was barking.In all it was a novel experience.  
201 Remington Lane, Carthage, NC (199 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My husband and I both felt it. I asked him "do you feel that?". We were on the 2nd floor of our home. He was standing by a desk that was shaking. I was standing by a closed closet door that started shaking like a locked door that someone was trying to enter. We immediately said it was an earth tremor.  
Statesville (78.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Watching videos on my computer. Noticed the shaking immediately. My recliner shook and glasses on the table rattled. Woke up my wife. I'm very familiar with quakes living overseas.  
Cashiers,NC (200.6 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was in bed and felt and heard light shaking similar to boulders or trees falling, or a train car going by. My first thought was that an earthquake? I laid there for a moment and then thought I should look at my clock to remember the timing, it was 8:10am. Then I got uo and started googling, and found this sight. How interesting!  
Asheboro, N.C. (130.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Vibrations and shaking,rattling of objects and creaking heard. Lasted long for a earthquake, around 15 to 20 seconds and vibrations and murmurs felt slightly much longer, as if would continue. All dogs in neighborhood are upset and barking. Some people came outside on their front porch looking around wondering. Reminded me of an earthquake in the 90's, very similar in what was felt and duration.  
Columbia, SC (33.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was sitting on my couch playing Skyrim V on Xbox. Made it to this boss, was in an intense fight. Couch started shaking and I realized it wasn’t the game... Welcome to 2020 man!  
Kernersville NC (98.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : We felt it. Initially thought it was a high wind storm as vinyl siding rattled. Looked outside,no wind. Hurricane lamp and pitcher and bowl upstairs rattled. Wow. Time approx 8:08.  
Mills River, NC (181 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Sitting in my recliner. Really weird feeling. Felt like everything was moving forward. Lasted a few seconds like a super strong gust of wind hit the house. Weather is calm though.  
Charlotte, NC (154.4 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was upstairs in bed, and the dog started going crazy and the shaking was just enough to cause some blankets I had stacked in the closet to fall over.  
Iron Station, NC (114.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : House rattled and heard pictures and plates rattling along with many other things. Thought someone had my washing machine off balance and shaking the entire house.  
Greenville SC (212.5 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : At approximately 8:09AM local time (this was the time I checked my phone and googled for SC earthquakes immediately after shaking ending.) Felt vibrations for roughly 10 seconds. (Not sure exactly how long the shaking lasted because I did not have the foresight to start a timer (could have been shorter or a much longer period of shaking)) I was laying in bed on first floor of a concrete slab appartment, felt bed shaking back and forth, headboard of bed shaking back and forth, very quiet creaking  
Wilkesboro, NC (39.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Duration about 15 sec. Started with low rumbling for about 2 sec. and increased with rumbling throughout house. peak at about 6-10 sec. Vibration rate oscillating about 154+ beats per minute.Dishes and lighting jangling with an sound sleeping adult woke up in second story to bed banging against wall. Animals dogs and cats very alarmed. 10-15 sec. intensity faded out with oscillation maintaining rhythm.  
Cherrywood Drive Clemmons, NC (78.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Swimming in Pool outdoors, hear surrounding aluminum fence rattle all around the surrounding pool, tall Flowers next to the fence shaking all around, prior to shaking, neighborhood outside dogs were barking crazy, very crazy  
Raleigh NC (131.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : In Raleigh my bed started vibrating g then shaking and everyone in the house felt it my daughters closet doors were moving. Pain in my legs and hips 30 minutes later feels like yucky energy.  
Oak Island NC (392.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : In elevated beach house 2 blocks from water. House swayed 15-20 seconds. Nothing inside was displaced.  
80.1 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It woke my wife and our dogs came running in to me scared them . I was studying and I jumped up thinking what was that .  
Charlotte NC (146.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Came out of nowhere I saw everything move and shake not so sure what has happend wasn’t too strong.  
Concord , NC (132.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was lying in bed awake and felt the nightstand and bed shake. My husband said “what is that?” I said “it felt like an earthquake tremor.”  
Greensboro NC (120.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : At first didn't know what was happening. Pets were scared. Sitting on sofa and it was shaking pretty good.  
Gastonia NC (142.1 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me up,I looked at time, it was 8:08am. My Was husband outdoors watering,heard boom and watched power lines swaying  
Edneyville, NC (130.9 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was in bed and my whole Log home starting swaying, my cat jumped up and we were wondering it is an Earthquake in North Carolina!  
Gaffney, SC (170.9 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I felt my house shaking and heard rumbling. I thought it was a storm but when I went outside on my porch, it was a clear morning.  
Matthews, NC (161 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Whole bed was shaking, kids woke up. Rattling outside, windows, thought it was heavy wind. Lost balance and overstepped (upstairs) room.  
Harrisburg, NC, 28075 (133.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Watching news and the shaking began. Shook whole house and we assumed earthquake. We did not feel the earlier one (01:57 @ 2.1M).  
Lexington N.C. (106.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me up due to hearing pictures rattling and two glass items rattling cat went crazy hiding when for a good minute  
Winston Salem NC (83.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was awoken by it but didn’t harm anything and I didn’t even know till my father came to check on me and then my friend also said there was one on when they put a story on their social media (relating to the earthquake) so I dm’d them and they felt it too and now I feel a bit nauseous from the shaking and my bed and stuff definitely was shaken from the earthquake  
Richburg, sc (202.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt light shaking in mobile home, thought our cat was in bar causing hanging glasses to bump together! Lasted about 2 or 3 seconds. Saw news report 20 minutes later that we had a quake!  
98.7 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sitting at dining table feeding kid breakfast. House shook, pictures moved, plants moved for about 15-20 seconds around 8-810amest  
Fuquay-Varina Apt 222 (228.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was on the sofa watching tv when if felt as though someone were soaking the furniture. Lasted no more that 10-15 seconds.  
Pineola Township, Newland, NC (87.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : At approximately 8:08 a.m. I was on my toilet when quick vibrating shaking occurred, accompanied by loud roaring, much louder than Land Harbor Lake's dam which I here and feel vibrate when torrential rain in extended periods happens. It was obvious to me! (reported through our app)  
Catawba, North Carolina (148.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt the house rumble and heard my glassware clanging. A hand duster fell off the refrigerator. At first I thought we had some clothes spinning in the washer because that can shake things a bit. When I discovered that was not the case and continued to feel the rumbling for maybe 30-45 seconds, it took me a minute to realize it was probably an earthquake. This was my first experience.  
Concord (120.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sleeping and awoke in my second story room to the bed Vibrating. I could also hear the picture frames and lights lightly vibrating as if a huge truck was driving by. It was a bit alarming. The strong shaking lasted about 15-30 seconds that I could feel  
Cornelius, NC (112.7 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : We were sitting on the couch and the floor starting moving. It felt like a semi truck went by. We looked at each other in shock not knowing what it was. This was my first earthquake experience.  
Raleigh, NC (230.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Lasted a good while to feel it and realize it wasn’t a huge truck driving by. My whole room shook and all of my key chains hangin on my lamp swayed and rattled and my hanging lamp swayed. It was a nice steady rolling shake.  
148.5 km S of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Just felt that tremor aka earthquake a few minutes ago at my house as it lasted about 15 to 30 seconds  
Stuart, VA (84.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was in bed and it started to shake as if it were being shaken by someone. Kind of scary when you are half asleep. Lasted at least 15 seconds.  
Virginia Beach, VA (457.2 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I felt the house shake and it reminded my of the sensation I felt from an earthquake in VB years ago.  
132.1 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sitting in a chair on the deck, my husband inside on couch when we felt the shaking for a few seconds. It felt like something heavy had hit the supports for the deck.  
Bozeman Drive, Fort Mill South Carolina (163.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I sleep in a loft bed and I woke up to my bed rocking back and forth, and my mother's bed was making a creaking noise. We ran downstairs, the shaking lasted from about 8:05 to 8:09.  
119.7 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Wake from sleep as bed wiggles East to west (length) and glass jars on window sill and window frame rattle.  
Concord, NC (125.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : 08:15am Light shaking occurred in our condo. No objects displaced. It sounded almost like heavy machinery traveling outside along the road but being a California native I knew the shaking sensation of the aftershock immediately despite living on the East Coast. A friend 5 minutes away felt nothing, one contact in Indian Trail felt the light shaking as well.  
14117 Winged Teal Rd Charlotte, North Carolina (184 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : My husband and I both felt the earthquake he was outside sitting in a chair and I was inside sitting in a chair. We heard the loud noise like a train on tracks and felt our entire house move.  
Greeneville, TN (160.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was awakened to the entire house shaking, windows were heard rattling, pictures, glassware all over the house were rattling also  
Lincolnton (106.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was sitting on back deck when the house, and my chair, started shaking. It lasted long enough for me to question if it was an earthquake.  
Mauldin, SC (220.4 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : There was enough of a disturbance to wake me up. I thought at first that something may have fallen on the roof But then I saw the news report of an earthquake.  
Concord (125.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Live on 2nd floor of apartment building. The walls were creaking a ton and my bed was shaking. Never experienced an earthquake before so I was a bit worried but it didn’t last as long as I thought.  
Lenoir, NC (158.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt the bed shaking for a minute. Ran outside to check the foundation of my house and heard the cows angrily mooing and dogs baking.  
Indian Land, SC (164.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt a light shaking, similar to what you might feel if a railroad car was near your home traveling at fast speed. Our doors to our bedroom were shaken open. I recognized the vibration as an earthquake but my husband did not.  
Cary NC (222.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : woke me out of deep sleep. Very strange visceral feeling. Small objects in a glass bowl were rattling.  
Gibsonville N.C (145.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I live in Gibsonville N.C its in between Greensboro and Burlington right by Elon. I was sleeping and was waked up by Our house trembling. The house house was shaking. I called our to My boyfriend who was in another room. " Hey Joel, did you feel that? I THINK WE JUST HAD AN EARTHQUAKE!! IT FELT LIKE TREMORS!!! We both were a little freaked out. This was around 8:07 am on Sunday August the 9th 2020...  
Clemmons, NC (80.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was in my bed, and my bed began shaking. I thought I was going crazy, so I went to go ask my parents did they feel the earthquake. I saw our neighborhood Facebook page, and everyone seemed to feel it.  
Concord N.C. (136.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was lying on the couch half asleep when I awoke with a start to my coffee table shaking and the cups on top of it shaking also; I jumped up and looked outside confused (though maybe a huge truck crashed/driving by fast) Lasted about 5 seconds. First time feeling an earthquake! :)  
Clayton, NC (250.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Shook the house a little, felt my bed shaking so I thought it was the dryer. Went downstairs, the dryer wasn't on.  
Winston Salem (79.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Thought my partner was getting out of bed at first as I felt the bed shake. Then realized I heard the house creaking and saw he was still asleep. Lasted about 5 seconds. No damage.  
Maggie Valley (209.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : We were awakened by the shaking of the house and rattling windows, definitely the strongest quake I have ever felt here and the longest at about 15 seconds.  
34.9 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Everything shook, woke everyone up who was still asleep. Caused panic in everyone awake and in the dog  
BOONE (56 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Lasted several seconds. Items on shelves rattled but didn't fall. A little creaking in walls. No damage noted at this point. Strongest at start and gradually faded. Thought it was an explosion from rock quarry at first.  
Banner Elk, North Carolina (78.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : At first I didn’t really understand it was an earthquake because of how subtle it was but after a few seconds I realized what it was, it was pretty crazy.  
Selma NC (271 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : In bed. Bed shook for maybe 2 seconds. I remembered the last quake I felt. I think it was in Virginia. Near DC. Felt the same.  
Toccoa, GA (291.1 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sitting up in bed with head resting on headboard and I could feel the vibration from headboard for a brief moment.  
Clemson, SC (251 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Was lying in bed when all of the sudden felt a swaying. Just for a few seconds. Immediately googled and sure enough there were reports in NC.  
Mooresville (68.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Just woke up and my bed started shaking and my vase on a shelf started making noise as it shook. Then my dog came out from under the covers and growled as her stared at the door  
Lexington (100.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I woke up to my bed gently rocking at 8:08 a.m. and I could hear a rattling in my walls and see the water in my cup being disturbed. Felt like it lasted a good 20 or 30 seconds.  
Huntersville, NC (120.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Shaking woke me from sleep, lasted just under 10 seconds. Windows rattled, cup of water showed vibration and some books fell over that were on a shelf.  
Concord NC (130.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Outside watering my garden when I heard smalls pops and creaks on my home before feeling the ground shake and watching the ceiling fan on my porch rattle back and forth.  
2244 old kanuga rd hendersonville (182.5 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Nothing broken or out of place but felt and heard the house shaking for extended pdriod of time. Similar to a freight train passing by.  
Asheboro NC (150.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I thought it was my husband doing something under the house. He was outside and heard noises from the vinyl and saw a wrought iron bouncie chair rocking. We live near US 220 on Zoo Parkway.  
Raleigh, NC (226 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : at 8:08 AM I could feel and hear the house rattle through the house. I live in a ranch style house and it seemed as if it rolled from one end of the house to the other.  
Fort Mill, SC (163.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt like trucks was speeding down the street and shook the house, but when I looked outside there was no truck.  
Garner, nc (238.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The trailer was shaking. I felt like I was being rocked side to side, it happened at 8:09a E on 8/9/20  
Concord, NC (128.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I had just woken up when I felt my bed shake. At first I thought it was the washer/dryer, but then I got stronger and the whole house shook for a good 5 seconds! Then it continued to shake lightly for another 30 seconds or so.  
Concord, NC (131.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was laying in bed and my bed starting shaking. I thought there was a big truck or something passing by, but there wasn't. It was not a feeling I ever felt before. So weird!  
Fairview, North Carolina (145.1 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was watching TV and, my entire house began to violently tremble. Friends and, family of mine felt it as well.  
220.2 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The house, furniture, dishes all shook. I could feel the vibration. It felt like when our clothes washer starts spinning in our camper. Very strange, first one I've experienced.  
137.6 km S of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was sleeping then woke up to my apartment building shaking. Lasted a few seconds. Thought I was dreaming.  
Raleigh (228.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was asleep and it woke me up. The hinges on the dresser started rattling and the shaking kept going for several seconds. I have lived in California and I am sensitive to quakes. Did not know there were quakes in this part of the country.  
Clayton, NC (264.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sitting at the computer at work on the third floor in Clayton NC and felt shaking for several seconds. Co-workers who were also seated felt the shaking. Our first known experience of an earth quake!  
Fallston, NC (122.8 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was reading when the house began shaking. I had time to look out windows at trees to see if wind was blowing, then get up & walk thru two rooms to look at our driveway. Thought something might have hit the front of the house. It seemed to have come in two waves. Husband was in the basement & saw duct work moving about. Windows, glassware & nerves rattled.  
Holden Beach, NC (382.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Wasn’t sure what it was until everyone compared their experience. Daughter awoke due to shaking bed.  
Taylorsville, NC (64 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was in the kitchen. The refrigerator was shaking like something was trying to break out. Our chandelier was swinging and the water in my bottle looked like someone just slammed it down  
Greensboro, NC (117.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : It was more of a rolling sensation than shaking. I was on a couch and it felt like several waves pushing up and rolling underneath. I also heard some rattling from things on the walls.  
125.9 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sitting in my living room. I felt the floor shaking and our storm door rattled. Lasted a few seconds. Shook enough to get our neighbors outside to check it out. (reported through our app)  
Boomer NC 28606 (55.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : My entire house and my bed was shaking it woke me up out of my sleep and my pictures and knickknacks fell off the shelves  
346.6 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was reading in bed and My bed started moving and I could hear rattling. I called my husband and he was in the kitchen. He said the hanging pots were swaying. It felt like it lasted a long time. I live in Aiken, SC.  
Boonville (48.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Awakened to a light tremor. The house was shaking, pictures rattling, objects on shelves shook. A very unique & unsettling experience to say the least  
152.2 km S of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was asleep in bed. It woke me up. Kids slept through it. Husband who was walking at the time, did not feel it.  
Hiltons Va (122.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : My house popped and crack like a huge wind gust hit it. Woke my daughter up. I went outside confused to check for wind and nothing.  
Raleigh NC (244.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Woke up and thought the cats got in my room shaking the bed to notice the doors was closed. Say up and the water bottle was shaking on the dresser. Lasted maybe 10-15 seconds  
Fayetteville, NC (250.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was asleep and it felt like my bed bounced up and down as if someone walked by and the floor reacted to their weight.  
Greensboro, NC (117.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Heard a couple "pops" from the wall. Sounded like a truck driving by. The wife asked what I was doing in the kitchen to cause the noise. Chandelier was shaking. It felt/sounded like only about 2 seconds.  
138.1 km S of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was sitting on the couch at about 8:19am and then it was shaking so bad in my 17 years of life I have never been through one I was so scared  
Topton NC (268.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Like a small truck hit the house. Pendulum lights rocking. Displaced less than an inch over 3 ft drop  
Lincolnton (113.4 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I had just sat down in the living room with a bowl of cereal when I noticed the back of the Couch I was sitting in begin to rumble. Then heard the house creaking as it shook. Not having recognized experiencing an earthquake before, this frightened me. We do live near train tracks, however, they always blow a whistle if it’s a train. This shaking was stronger than a train passing and no whistles were blown.  
Four Oaks (300.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was working in the bike shop and felt a slight shaking. I look up and my tools and the inventory is swinging left and right. That is a first for me in small town Four Oaks, NC.  
90.3 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : My husband and I heard the dressers rattling early this Sunday morning..He jumped out of bed because the entire house had a tremble.. He said it was an earthquake!!!  
Charlotte NC (148.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sitting in our sunroom which is glass floor to ceiling window on 3 sides of the room and all the glass walls were visibly shaking like crazy.  
Huntersville NC (116 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sitting on couch. Felt like someone was behind me shaking the couch back in forth using rapid short strokes. I noticed the water was moving in a bottle of water on the end table next to me.  
135.9 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : House creaking/shaking. Hanging kitchenware clattered together for about 15 seconds. Liquids visibly shaking/ disturbed for about 30 seconds  
Weaverville, NC (152.2 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Definitely rattled the windows and doors. Felt like a brief lateral displacement of the house. Clocks were affected (pendulums displaced, gongs sounding) and small objects (vases, tableware, candlesticks) were shaken.  
28803 (171.9 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Mostly just a rumble and one of my cabinets shook a little. Enough for my husband and I to look each other from across the room and say “was that an earthquake?”  
Bedford, Va (172.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The door was partially the bedroom. It felt like someone was banging the door to open it. The ceiling fan was on and it started rattling. It lasted for just a few seconds.  
Charlotte NC (161.4 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke up due to bed shaking slightly but enough to jolt me out of sleep. Monitors for my computer were rattling back and forth. No one felt it downstairs.  
Salisbury north carolina (109.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sleep in bed dreaming i was giving CPR to someone at 0805. I was awaken by my bed shaking and the walls of my apartment rattling. The ceiling fan shaking. I live on the 3rd floor. It lasted about 5 seconds.  
Climax (134.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : House, beds, dresser mirrors shook-other than big one in Calif, lasted longer than most while I lived in Calif.  
125 Springfield Rd, Statesville NC 28625 (79.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was in bed and became aware of the whole house shaking, it was long, I got one of my kids tried to wake up the other went to the kitchen and cabinets were still shaking  
Marshville, NC (176.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I thought a truck was driving by and then realized a truck couldn't do that. My next thought was of a group of military helicopters flying in low level formations with the rotors beating the air. Probably felt it for 6 or 7 seconds.  
Surf city nv (384.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Husband and I are sitting on porch in Surf City. There is no wind. We felt shaking and our coffee was rippling in cups. Lasted about 20 seconds.  
Durham, NC (204.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Whole house shook for a moment, like it got hit by a really strong gust of wind, but there was no wind.  
Charlotte, N.C.. (145.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke up to my bed shaking. Thought it was my brother pranking me, not an earthquake. The windows were rattling too.  
Charlotte (134.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Quickly noticed it was an earthquake. Heard house creak, woke sleeping child and felt shaking. Doors rattled. Very fast oscillations. No visible damage in house (I am a structural engineer).  
HAYESVILLE (292.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was in bed and thought either my larger dog or my husband was bouncing on the bed to get me awake. Neighbor called almost immediately and said they felt it also.  
Morganton (111.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sitting watching morning news and suddenly felt a rumbling and a feeling of swaying. I could also hear a rumbling.  
High Point, NC 27265 ~8:10 AM local time (107.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was in bed and heard the beds' backboard hitting the wall. I got up and asked my wife if she felt it and she said yes, the dinning room table she was sitting at shook. She also said the house shook. It lasted about 5 seconds. We received a call from a friend in Kernersville who also felt it. Apparently her experience had a little more sever shaking than ours did.  
Mooresville, NC (98 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me, bed shook for several seconds, house structure made sounds of movement. I was surprised as I haven't felt an earthquake since leaving CA in '93.  
Gold Hill, NC 28071 (121.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Whole House shimmied for about a minute and a half to two minutes. Enough to wake me up. No damage. Nothing fell off of shelves. Dishes rattled in cabinets. Thought at first someone had hit the house with a car, but the shaking continued.  
Clover, SC (46.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sitting on my bed and bed shook. Also bookshelves and doors. My dog was napping but slightly disturbed by the shaking.  
Fairlea, WV (155.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Noticed at approximately 8:09am bed shaking, dresser shaking, hanging objects on walls shaking, lasting a few seconds  
33.1 km S of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I woke up to my bed shaking. The cats were extremely scared and tried to hide. A few things fell off the walls.  
258.3 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Was outside on a stable porch I noticed that my chair rocking .The top of the plant on the table next to me started shaking. And the leaves On the large trees Dropped There water causing a rain effect. Porch is very stable set on 6 by 6 Post have never felt any vibration in it before.That is what brought my attention to it.The leaves at the top of the potted plant Shook.Then it started to appear to rain that it was the water coming off the leaves from the large trees.  
Rock Hill, SC (174.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Three bumps. Stongest, stronger, strong. Up, lateral, lateral. Creaking walls and ceiling. Was seated on padded couch, feet on floor. Wife, in bed, thought I was shaking it.  
Wesley Chapel NC (167.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was in my bathroom doing my makeup, and I felt a rumble. Only lasted a few seconds, but I saw my mirror shake. Husband was outside and did not feel it.  
167 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Live in downtown asheville and definitely felt the building sway for around 10 maybe 15 seconds. No rattling or car alarms..just swaying back n forth. Good morning..  
102 km S of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Pictures on walls rattled, cats were disturbed, could hear the sound. I thought it was a tremor until I found out about the earthquake that happened at the same time. Mooresville, NC  
194.2 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I live near a train track and thought at first that a big train was going by. As it continued and intensified I realized there was no train and the shaking/ rumbling was much stronger than a train.  
MOUNT AIRY (24.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : In a wood n masonry commercial building. It resonated with the second floor making it go up n down like a trampoline. Started gradually quickly reached peak, then abated slowly. 8 seconds total time.  
Winston Salem (88.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Started with things on the walls shaking and ended up with the whole house shaking. We thought at first one of our trees had fallen on the house and ran around the house looking at our trees Then we realized it must have been an earthquake. Very different from the last one we experienced.  
Chatham VA (144.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was sitting in a chair on the second floor of our home when my chair vibrated and the metal heddles on a loom just to my right rattled for 15 - 30 seconds.  
Mooresville, NC (97.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Bed shook upstairs, woke me up. Windows rattled, so did some glass doors on cabinets. Sounded like low thunder outside.  
Raleigh (232.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was awake in bed and fell the fairly light shaking my dogs woke up and started looking around also.  
Huntersville, North Carolina (120.4 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It takes a lot to wake me up this early, and I had never felt an earthquake before so it really scared me. My whole house was shaking for about 5 seconds after I woke up, maybe some before too. Felt like I was gonna fall off my bed. Cool experience tho, hope nobody got hurt.  
Asheville, NC 28804 (161.2 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I woke up from it, with bed and windows shaking. My roommates door wasn’t latched and it swung open.  
117.3 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was upstairs and thought I felt some movement. My thoughts were confirmed when my guitar on the wall started making noise. Ot lasted no more than 10 seconds  
Burlington, NC (147.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : My husband and I were awakened by our bedroom door rattling pretty hard and our bed vibrating. Our 3 kids ran into our room scared of all of the shaking in the house.  
407.7 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : During high winds the building will shake. This was similar. I thought it was odd as there was little wind.  
149.1 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was petting my dog while he was on the bed still and I thought my other dog was scratching making the bed shake a bit. I realized she wasn’t in the room.  
Winston-Salem, North Carolina (86.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was asleep and my bed started shaking so it made me wake up, I knew it was an earthquake, there was no second guessing it. It was noticeable. It felt like a little train running by close to the house.  
Home (144.4 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My family felt it inside our home. Our neighbor was outside and id not feel it. I thought it was a strong wind or storm blowing our house at first.  
Charlotte, NC Steele Creek area (154.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : First thought it was very strong winds shaking the house, but upon looking out the window and seeing no trees swaying, I surmised it was an earthquake.  
Lynchburg, Virginia (198.5 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Shaking of fireplace doors. Ceiling fan, hanging lights swinging slightly. Sounds like someone banging on House.  
171.7 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was sitting outside in a yard chair. The chair started shacking and I felt the ground all around me shake for about 15 seconds, and I saw the power lines to my house swinging slightly. My husband was sitting in doors and felt his chair shaking for about 15 seconds. (reported through our app)  
Taylorsville (75.8 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt the bed shaking and chandeliers rattling. When standing there is no imbalance but can be felt. Everyone in the house alarmed.  
Sanford (224.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : My wife and I felt the bed shaking. It woke me from a sleep. We thought one of the kids was shaking our bed. Our older boys slept through it in their bunk bed. Our 6 year old daughter came in concerned about the shaking. Our 7 month old baby began to babble after the tremors. No damage, but it was a fun ride!  
Dobson NC (35.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The shaking was alarming as I live in a trailer, nothing fell from walls or shelves, nothing broken. A lot of glassware and other items rattling though!  
Chester, South Carolina (269.7 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was walking through my tv room leaving out for work and I could feel the shaking in my body. Felt like my house was moving.  
Asheville (174.1 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I live close to a busy road. It felt like large trucks and equipment were rolling by, when I looked and listened out the window, no trucks, not a soul on the road.  
Maiden, NC (101.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was lying in bed and thought that my cats were playing hard against my bed and shaking it. I didn't realize it was a quake until my brothers asked me a few minutes later if I'd felt the house shaking  
Garner, NC (241.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : While sitting in my home office, I noticed shaking and associated noise from the house. It felt like the last earthquake a few years ago.  
106.9 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : My wife and I were jolted awake by our bed "shaking/vibrating". We both heard a very low rumble. My first thought was that this was a "very large, passing truck".  
142.9 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt a few seconds as of shaking. Woke me and 1 out of 2 cats up. Bed and dresser shaking could hear glass things rattling.  
Hickory Grove, SC (5.5 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was asleep and was awakened and felt things shaking and could hear things rattling. Lasted for a bit  
Concord, NC (130.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was shaken awake by about 3 to 5 seconds of shaking. The feeling reminded me of an off-balance dryer shaking.  
Taylorsville, nc (5.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt like transfer truck drove by closely to house or thunder. Counter shook ,-glasses and plates shook. Lasted maybe 20 seconds. Immediately made me question it as an earthquake.  
Sawmills, NC (81 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Thought a car ran into my house- went to make sure. Woke up husband and son. Water in a pool across the street had water spilling over (swaying back and forth).  
Elkin (29.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Shook all homes on the property. TV mounted above fireplace repeatedly hit the wall, had to hold it in place. Woke up multiple people. Loose items fell off counters and shelves. Sounded like an off-balance washing machine during the spin cycle. Very loud and alarming.  
29690 (208.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Walls made a shaking sound. Like a large heavy math mover was doing work right next to the house but without the engine noise.  
Northwest Greensboro (112.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Knocking and shaking felt, mainly on the west side of the house, for about 20 seconds. At about 8:08 on August 9.  
Apex, North Carolina (230.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was laying in bed when it started to shake and my dresser mirror was also shaking a lot. Why am I not surprised though cause it’s 2020.  
Winston-Salem, NC (76 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke up many members of our family. Shaking comparable to a tree falling next our house. One slept through it,despite the beds shaking. It was noticable and recognizable as an earthquake.  
Four Oaks, NC along hwy 210 (317 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Certain objects on shelves or table shook. As it diminished, just one lamp continued to rattle for about 30 seconds. I didn't feel it in my bed.  
Arden, NC (174.5 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Lights shaking, windows rattled slightly. I was on couch working on computer quietly. Lasted about 5-6 seconds.  
Downtown Raleigh, In my apartment (232.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was working at my desk and it felt like my building was swaying. The entire building. It was quite noticeable and alarming. It only lasted about 1-2 seconds. When large trucks drive by there's a tiny bit of shaking, but this was way more. It alarmed me, made me stand up and I was ready to defend my place. I didn't know if someone was breaking in. I texted my neighbor "wtf was that" and she felt it, too.  
5 miles north of Rocky Mount, Virginia (125.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Heard and felt a rumble. Kitchen cabinet doors rattled. I've lived in California and Alaska, so knew it was an earthquake. (reported through our app)  
Kannapolis (115.7 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt the house shaking for a few seconds, maybe 10, and brooms leaning against the wall fell down when it was finished.  
Gastonia, NC Icon on the greenway (82.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt and could visibly see my entire room shaking. Ceiling was visibly shaking and the fan appeared as if it was going to fall down on me. Was awakened by the intensity of the shaking.  
151 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I thought my husband was outside and he thought I was inside doing something,making the pipes rattle and an outdoor wrought iron chair rocking.  
Clemson, SC (254.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Woke me up with third floor bedroom shaking. Barn door bathroom door kept moving for about 30 seconds lightly banging wall.  
228.8 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : (I was laying in bed and felt the building shudder, at first thought it might be my wife doing laundry downstairs but notice it was the actual building was shaking.  
Black mountain, nc (146.4 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sitting at table eating breakfast.first a small shake, then a larger and longer shake. My wood frame condo creaked. I felt like I was sitting on a waterbed.  
Harrisburg (135.7 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : We were eating breakfast. The table and everything on it was shaken and vibrates. Felt the vibration in chair. Felt and “heard” the house move.  
216 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was asleep at 8:07 am this Sunday morning when the bed started shaking. There was no apparent cause for it, and about 2011 I felt it before, so I guessed it was an earthquake. Thank you for confirming.  
99.3 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : At least something woke me up rocking the bed, the wife hasnt done that for years, dogs freaked out, kernersville, NC  
Fort Mill, SC (169.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : The quake woke me up, but it didn't last long at all. Being from California where we experienced earthquakes all the time, it felt like maybe around the high 2's...maybe low 3's. So just enough to wake me up, but not enough to wake my 4 year old. A small quake by the time it reached us down here.  
Fletcher, NC (172.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It felt like I was in a car on a bumpy road for about 8 seconds followed by a pause then another vibration for about 3 seconds  
Garner (237.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sleeping and then I woke up to my bed shaking and the picture frames on my wall rattling. I asked my family if they felt it and they were fast asleep.  
Huntersville (115.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was awakened as my bed shook. I thought people were moving furniture upstairs but figured that wouldn’t make me shake back and forth in my own bed.  
Wake Forest, NC (226.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I heard what sounded like distant thunder or an explosion and then heard and saw the windows rattle, and most notably curtain pull chains tapping against the window and visibly shaking.  
Browns Summit, 27214 (123.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The house rumbled as if there was a lightening strike nearby. Got my attention and my pets enough that we walked outside to see what was happening.  
North Asheville, NC. On East Chestnut Street. (163.2 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I thought a tree hit the church building. The building shook for about 30 seconds. I heard loud boom.  
Lake Lure, NC (152 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was in bed when I felt a light rumble, heard some noise that lasted a couple seconds. A few seconds later, there was a much larger rumble/ shaking that lasted 8-10 seconds. My husband was downstairs, basement level, and he felt it as well  
Fuquay Varina (226 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : There was a low rumble that could have been mistaken for a large gust of wind that only lasted 1-2 seconds.  
232.5 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Seated in chair on back porch. It felt like a pet rubbing against chair, but no pet present. Wondered if animal was moving under the porch, but no animal.  
Asheville, North Carolina (165.9 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me up, never been through an earthquake so I thought we had a strong wind storm hitting the house over and over  
asheville, nc (167.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Bed shook for several seconds, and could see dresser/vanity mirror shaking. Shaking was enough to wake me from light sleep.  
Draper, Virginia (66.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was sleeping and felt like someone was shaking me to wake me up, but then realized it was my whole room shaking and raddling not just me.  
Spartanburg, SC (191.8 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sitting on couch, thought spouse was shaking the couch by bouncing leg. Animals crouched low and had distressed face.  
146.5 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Couch shook as if the dogs were scratching violently although they were not on it. The dogs jumped up barking and ran outside.  
188.5 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sitting on couch with husband having breakfast. The windows rattled and the whole house vibrated. Odd sensation. Reminded me of growing up on an air base and feeding Sonic booms.  
Boone, NC (61.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woken up by pretty intense shaking in Boone, NC. Lasted a full minute, had the urge to call my parents in case this was the end! Didn’t get wosre though, was just continually shaking the ground/house enough to make you feel uneasY- until it was over.  
Madison, NC 27025 (102.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I felt the bed shake for a very short duration. I was already fully awake and could tell it was abnormal. Four other people in the house felt it. No objects were displaced. The house shook, but not structural sounds.  
Lynchburg , virginia (152 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was laying in bed and the bed started to shake and things were rattling. After living in California, I knew this was an earthquake.  
40.6 km S of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Duration about 10 Sec, felt like heavy wind first , then felt like a truck hit the house. There was a vibration such as if there was a washing machine rumbling, only about 10times more.  
Pensacola, NC, 28714 (133.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My husband and I, in separate rooms, both felt noticeable swaying from side to side (NE to SW) for over 5 seconds.  
Concord (131.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was sitting on my bed and felt shaking like someone else was sitting down on it and I heard a small creak from the bed. Nobody was moving on it.  
Roanoke, VA (135.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Our dog has been very unsettled since yesterday afternoon for no apparent reason. Guitars hungohung our wall were "trembling" for about 30 seconds. No trains or big trucks rolling by.  
Locust NC (164.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was just walking out to my garden when I heard loud noises like a train coming by. A little shaking.  
summerfield, North Carolina (116.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My family was awakened from sleep by the house, furniture, windows, and mirrors shaking for 5 seconds or so.  
Thomasville, Nc 27360 (1.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Lasted maybe like 2 seconds... I, my wife and small lap dog...felt it in the love seat... It went- bump bump bump...  
Dallas, NC (130.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was laying in bed and it shook my bed, started to worry everything was about to start falling off the walls because I could hear everything moving around.  
Maiden (100.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sitting in a chair when I felt the floor vibrate and saw the blinds shaking. It only lasted a few seconds.  
Lexington, South Carolina (276.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Room television and bed began to shake, windows lightly rattled for several seconds. Ceiling fan rapidly shook side to side, forcing me awake to begin with.  
149 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was asleep and all the sudden I woke up thinking somebody was shaking my bed. I could not stop shaking and was very alarmed.  
Huntersville, NC 28078 (116.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The apartment shook rhythmically and creaked, lasted about 5-10 seconds. It was strong enough to wake my wife and I up from sleep.  
29212 Columbia South Carolina (269.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Was at computer on second floor and noticed a minimal wobbling which persisted. Waxed and waned then got a bit stronger. Toward the end of experience (estimate 15 seconds) I also heard a noise - thinking it might be the wind I looked outside but no wind affecting the trees. The papers and objects on my desk wobbled. My wife downstairs did not feel it. Felt strongest just before it ended.  
96.1 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Bedroom shook; could feel bed shaking... almost like really huge truck passing along the road and shaking the house.  
Wendell, NC (253.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was in bed and felt my house shake for a minute or two. I live in a new neighborhood, it felt a lot like when they had the heaviest equipment out moving earth a few feet away,  
Mint Hill, NC (143.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sounded like my brick house was was my RV going over a bump. Creaking and rattling. Ceiling fan swayed.  
chapel hill, nc (193 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Downstairs sofa moved under me. Sensed two-story brick house sway one time. Heard a thump or "cracking sound" from second story / attic. Estimated duration 1 -2 seconds.  
86 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : A slight shaking. Mirror on wall was baking against it. Felt like the washer was off balance and against the wall  
Covington (159.1 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt shaking while seated. Standing display cabinets shook audibly, very little movement of objects inside. Some pictures crooked on wall.  
Thomasville, NC 27360 (111.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me up; felt it was heavy equipment rolling into the neighborhood, like tanks etc. I’m my defense I was asleep.  
712 liberty rd high point nc (119.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It woke me out of my sleep and i’m a pretty deep sleeper. It wasn’t really moderate shaking but it wasn’t light either.  
Gastonia nc (226.7 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I thought a tree might of fell down on our property.. with the shaking... sitting down in my living room... felt the shaking  
Concord, NC (133.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt it in my one story brick home. Everything shook and rattled. I thought a moderate size tree fell on the roof. There were no cracking sounds so I don;t think there was any damage. The MMI IV (Light Shaking) description is very close to what I felt.  
Charlotte (148.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was awakened at 8:09 AM to the house shaking. A standing mirror that leans against a wall was making the most noise.  
104.3 km S of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : At first I thought someone was on the roof or the wind was shaking the house. but then I realized the entire house was moving a little.  
Matthews, NC (153.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sitting at the breakfast table when the table began to shake. Could feel the floor shaking. Kind of sounded like a heavy train going by.  
cashiers nc 28717 (233.9 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : picture against kitchen window rattled,, and flowers ion table in vase were moving,,, no noticeable shanking,, but very cool  
215 E Deer Run Apex, NC 27523 (207.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : sitting in a chair at my dining room table. felt and heard a low rumbling that lasted maybe 2 seconds.  
Raleigh, NC (229.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : House seemed to tremble and I noted a little bit of a slight swaying motion for a few seconds. Our pet rabbit felt it also, she jumped right up and was on high alert haha!  
Asheville (168.5 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me from sleep. Was watching the large mirror shake for around 20 to 30 seconds. Cats and dog was alerted.  
Greensboro, NC (117.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Dishes shook slightly, causing noise and alerting to motion. Observing water surface showed slight but rhythmic motion.  
Boone, North Carolina, USA (59.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me up from sleep, shaking was noticeable in my bed and windows and walls were creaking. Objects like my computer monitor and dresser creaked as well.  
Greenville (222.4 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I'm located in Greenville SC and felt in while sitting in my office. Notice the computer screen shaking an thought someone may have run their car in to our 40k sq ft office building.  
Carrborol, NC (191.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sitting at my desk working on the second floor of my home, when the walls and foundation of my townhouse began to vibrate for a minute or so. The vibrations spread across the room to the opposite, interior wall.  
Mebane (166.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sitting at my desk and sounded like a huge gust of wind hit the house, but there's no wind outside. Creaking and shaking in the whole house for about 2 seconds. Never heard my house creak and shake like that before. 100% certain it was an earthquake. Woke my wife and daughter.  
100.6 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sitting at the table having coffee, floor vibrating,table and contents began to move slightly west to east. Swimming pool still jostling. (reported through our app)  
Maggie Valley, nc (207.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Our light fixtures were rattling, waking us up. Googled it, and sure enough an earthquake had happened at the exact same time.  
Wake Forest (239 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt like slab foundation home swayed. Looked to see if someone was up and or Dog movement but quiet. Daughter ran down stairs shortly after awoken by movement asking if I felt it.  
230.1 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Shook everything. I live on the third floor so it might have been worse than normal. Shook me awake from sleep and two others in my apartment.  
119.9 km S of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : General shanking with a couple of harder pulses. It was harder than a the 3 on your list but not quite a structure creaking 4. I am on the 2nd floor of an apt  
Rock Hill, SC (166.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Wife and I were dead asleep. Our mattress is not on a bed frame. It sits on the second floor. We were woken very startled by the entire bed shaking like a strong force was shoving it back and fourth. It was wild!  
141.7 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Barely felt it but thought it might be an earthquake because I could here knickknacks & glass rattling. Felt similar to a train going by about a 1/4 mile away. (reported through our app)  
Lawndale (111.1 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was laying in bed and felt a very small amount of shaking. I’m from California so knew what I was feeling  
Hickory, NC (126.1 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was sleeping and in the middle of a dream. I thought I was still dreaming! Sat up in the bed and it was like a cradle. A somewhat very low pulsing sound. The TV on the bookshelf was moving. We were upstairs. It woke me up.  
Willis,VA (63.4 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sat on my couch with my laptop when I noticed a strange noise, my couch shaking, and laptop screen shaking. My husband was laying in bed and felt the whole bed shaking.  
Gastonia, NC (135.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was awakened with windows rattling and shaken lightly. Thought right away this must be an earthquake, came to the computer to see if I was correct.  
Millera Creek (32.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was sitting in my recliner, I just had woken up and everything was swaying and my fish aquarium water was sloshing.  
Troutman (89.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke up from sleep bed shaking along with house and everything rattling looked outside quick and seen the trees moving back and forth to  
Charlotte, Nc (148.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was laying in bed, when I felt and heard shaking. It felt like vibrations. I heard a couple objects in my room rattle.  
138.6 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sleeping then my bed lightly shook for a minute then more moderately shook for maybe around 45 seconds  
Raleigh, NC (235.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : For about 20 seconds it felt like I was shaking from adrenaline or hunger or something and then it intensified until I could see my body visibly rocking by a few millimeters, and then it escalated some more until I could hear objects around the house moving at the same frequency.  
Boone, NC (62.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was sitting outside and felt shaking at 8:08am, have felt several shakes since but not sure if that’s in my head.  
149.3 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Reminds me of my childhood in California, started off strong and slowly dissipated, nothing broken but a very firm rattling!  
Mebane, NC (173.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : There was a brief rattling that made the house crack and my dog bark. Only lasted a couple of seconds. It was very strange.  
Simpsonville, South Carolina (221.7 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was in a deep sleep and I heard my furniture shaking and also felt my bed shaking. When I woke up I could feel my house shaking.  
Charlotte (157.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Woke up to something vibrating but my brother down the hall felt it too and someone posted ab a esrthquake  
Mocksville, north Carolina (120.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The house shook/swayed for about a minute. Not hard enough to knock anything down but enough to visually notice.  
Winston-Salem (90.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt shaking in my 3rd floor apartment and at first thought someone was moving a large object down the stairs. It was very noticeable but nothing fell down in my apartment.  
231.7 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : our house was shaking in a weird manner for a short amount of time as if there was a large truck going by but we don't live close enough to the road for that to be true  
Clayton, NC (259.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was woken by the shaking and rattling of items on shelves. Noticed water in my glass on bedside table moving.  
126 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was asleep and felt the bed shaking. I though my wife was shaking the bed to wake me up. I thought I had dreamt it until I came downstairs and my wife asked me if I had felt an earthquake.  
Charlotte North Carolina, Steele Creek neighborhoo (152.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was awake shortly after 8 AM and suddenly felt the entire house shake for about a second or two. It felt like the aftershock of an explosion. Everyone in my house felt it and the dog came running into our room.  
Germanton NC (69.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : AS the shaking began, both my husband and I looked at one another and said, "Earthquake!" Not something we normally experience here.  
128.1 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Awoken to house shaking slightly then like a srong storm front then the windows were flexing, sudenly the whole 2 story house swayed back and forth for 2 seconds. Then stoped. (reported through our app)  
32.8 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sounded like a heavy truck right outside, but with much more shaking of structure, no damage, though.  
Appomattox (222.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Quick shaking of the whole home. Birds flew off the roof lol. Objects in China cabinet shook and things in the cabinets. (reported through our app)  
75.8 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : As someone who lived in Southern California for a decade, this one lasted longer than most I've experienced. Whole house rattled chairs shook, and cats started growling and hid.  
High Point, NV (112.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was standing in my kitchen fixing breakfast, and at 8:07 AM, there was a loud, long rumble, and the house shook strongly for about 10 seconds. My dogs were really freaked out too (reported through our app)  
Statesvile, NC (73.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
180.8 km S of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Raleigh North Carolina (239.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I was in bed, my bed shook some, and I heard a thing or two fall over, just some toys though.  
Lewisburg, West Virginia (158.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sitting in my home office. Large heavy wooden cabinet shook. Felt like something hit the house.  
Lewisburg, West Virginia (158.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sitting in my home office. Large heavy wooden cabinet shook. Felt like something hit the house.  
80.1 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
56.5 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
144 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Asheville NC (220.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
159.9 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Raleigh bc (257.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Lewisburg, West Virginia (158.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sitting in my home office. Large heavy wooden cabinet shook. Felt like something hit the house.  
Raleigh bc (257.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Mebane, N.C. (222 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Lewisburg, West Virginia (158.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sitting in my home office. Large heavy wooden cabinet shook. Felt like something hit the house.  
Bolens creek road, burnsville nc (125.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Denver, NC (105.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : dishes and pottery rattled  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (13 quakes):
  • 01 Oct 2020 19:53 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    4.2 km (2.6 mi) depth
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    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Sep 2020 03:01 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    2.1 km (1.3 mi) depth
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    1 km (1 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Aug 2020 07:11 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    2.8 km (1.7 mi) depth
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    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 Aug 2020 23:57 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    1.8 km (1.1 mi) depth
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    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Aug 2020 21:46 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    3 km (1.9 mi) depth
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    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Aug 2020 07:41 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    2.1 km (1.3 mi) depth
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    1 km (1 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Aug 2020 06:11 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    0.1 km (0.1 mi) depth
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    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Aug 2020 00:20 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    1.7 km (1.1 mi) depth
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    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Aug 2020 20:45 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    3.1 km (1.9 mi) depth
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    1 km (1 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Aug 2020 10:50 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    2.7 km (1.7 mi) depth
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    1 km (1 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Aug 2020 11:10 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Aug 2020 08:43 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
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    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Aug 2020 06:05 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    5.3 km (3.3 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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