Minor earthquake felt in western NC
Posted January 7, 2019 12:34 p.m. EST
Updated January 7, 2019 1:42 p.m. EST
Canton, N.C. — Residents of western North Carolina were wakened early Monday with a shock. According to the United States Geological Survey, an earthquake of 2.2 magnitude was reported just after midnight.
USGS said the earthquake was located 3 miles from Canton and about 17 miles from Asheville.