WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — An earthquake shook western North Carolina Tuesday night.
BE THE FIRST TO KNOW: Sign up here for QC News Alerts and get Severe Weather Updates sent straight to your inbox
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake registered a 2.6 on the Richter scale between Canton and Clyde in Haywood County. It occurred at 7:30 p.m. May 23 with an intensity level of IV, meaning there was likely light shaking.
More than 100 people in the area reported feeling it.
On May 12, there was a 2.1 earthquake that originated near Pineville.