Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 0 Km ESE of Laurel Park, North Carolina, on Sunday, Dec 5, 2021 7:51 am (GMT -5) -

Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 0 Km ESE of Laurel Park, North Carolina, on Sunday, Dec 5, 2021 7:51 am (GMT -5)

Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 0 km depth

5 Dec 14:50 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 58 minutes.
5 Dec 14:50: Now using data updates from USGS
Date & time: Dec 5, 2021 12:51:46 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, Dec 5, 2021 7:51 am (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 2.3
Depth: 0.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.313°N / 82.491°W (North Carolina, United States)
Antipode: 35.313°S / 97.509°E
Nearby towns and cities:
0 km (0 mi) ESE of Laurel Park (pop: 2,310) --> See nearby quakes!
3 km (2 mi) WSW of Hendersonville (pop: 13,800) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) SE of Mills River (pop: 7,160) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SW of Edneyville (pop: 2,370) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) ENE of Brevard (pop: 7,740) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) S of Victoria (pop: 88,500) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NNW of Taylors (South Carolina) (pop: 21,600) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NNW of Greer (South Carolina) (pop: 28,400) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) N of Greenville (South Carolina) (pop: 64,600) --> See nearby quakes!
627 km (389 mi) SW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.30.1 km0 Km ESE of Laurel Park, North CarolinaUSGS
2.20 kmNORTH CAROLINAEMSC
2.30.1 kmNorth CarolinaRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake

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