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Did you feel it? 5.1 earthquake reported Sunday morning in North Carolina

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) – Part of our region may have felt some shaking Sunday morning thanks to a earthquake in Northern North Carolina.

The United States Geological Survey, or USGS, reported a 5.1 near Sparta, North Carolina at 8:07 a.m.

Below is a map for reference of how close that is to our region:

This is a USGS map showing where the epicenter of the 5.1 earthquake Sunday morning is and where it is in relation to our region.(USGS)

While we have had reports of people feeling it across our region, there have been no reports of damage yet.

This is a developing story.

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