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5.1-magnitude quake hits North Carolina, causes minor damage

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There were no reports of injuries.
SPARTA, N. C. — The most powerful earthquake to hit North Carolina in more than 100 years shook much of the state early Sunday, rattling homes, businesses and residents. The National Weather Service in Greenville said the 5.1-magnitude temblor struck at 8:07 a.m., following a much smaller quake several hours earlier. There were no reports of injuries, but some minor structural damage was reported in Sparta, as well as cracks in roads. Images on social media also showed items knocked off grocery store shelves. Michael Hull was standing in his driveway at his home in Sparta when he noticed a group of deer running.

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