Second Earthquake In Three Days Reported Near Boone, This One Centered In Wilkes County

Last Updated on July 24, 2016 10:59 am

For the second time in three days an earthquake was measured near Boone. On Saturday a 2.4 magnitude quake was centered 3 miles southwest of Miller's Creek in Wilkes County, 21 miles northeast of Lenoir and 21 miles east southeast of Boone. The quake was recorded at 11:49pm Saturday night.

On Thursday a 1.9 magnitude earthquake was measured in Avery County.

For more in depth information on the history of earthquakes in the High Country visit this link.

earthquake Wilkes County July 23

earthquake Wilkes County July 23 map

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