Posted on 23. Aug, 2011 by in Recent News, World of Wonder, WOW! Blog

Where were you today, Tuesday August 23, 2011, at 1:51 pm Eastern Daylight Time? Well many people in the Davidson area were sitting down at work, at a meeting or having a late lunch and they may have noticed the shaking of the floor, strange sounds coming from the walls, things on the shelves moving around or maybe they noticed nothing at all. Earthquakes in this area are rare and are often not noticed. No damage has been reported in this area from the quake that occurred in Virginia. The links below will take you to more information about the history of Earthquakes in North Carolina and a useful fact sheet from South Carolina about how earthquakes happen in our area.

For more stories about local reaction to the earthquake, please check out this story on

North Carolina Earthquake history

South Carolina Earthquake Fact Sheet



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