“Minor” Earthquake In Moores Mill Sunday Evening

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According to the USGS, a minor earthquake was recorded late Sunday evening in Moores Mill. It was a 2.3 on the Richter Magnitude Scale.


Anything below a 3 on the Richter Magnitude Scale, typically isn’t felt. As of 9am Monday morning, it was only felt by less than a hand full of people.


Here is a look at the Ritcher Magnitude Scale in detail:



According to the USGS, a magnitude 1-3, is “Not felt except by a very few under especially favorable conditions.”


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