Last Updated on August 2, 2022 3:52 pm
Update – The United States Geological Society has updated the quake from a 1.8 to 2.1 magnitude as was posted in the original article.
An earthquake near Blowing Rock was recorded late last night. The 2.1
The last time an earthquake occurred close to Boone was on January 29, 2022 when a 2.2 magnitude was recorded near Mountain City, TN.
For more information on the history of earthquakes in the High Country visit the High Country Earthquake History page.