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Earthquake In Boone Confirmed Sunday

7:10 PM, Aug 25, 2013   |    comments
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Boone, NC -- Boone Police confirmed a 2.9 magnitude earthquake near their city. 

They say it happened around 4 p.m., about two miles northeast of Blowing Rock.

A Richter magnitude between 2.0 and 3.9 is considered minor. Damage from an earthquake is not usually seen until a 5.0 magnitude.

 

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