Most recent earthquakes in the world

The list below shows the most recent 100 earthquakes in the world as reported by the most  important seismological agencies (USGS, EMSC and GFZ).

For in-depth reporting about important earthquakes please have a look at our latest articles or click on the "INFO" link next to the earthquakes in the list below.

M = magnitude, D = depth (km)
Time 
= Universal Standard Time or UTC (GMT).
Note that one earthquake might be listed multiple times if it was detected by more than one agency! The agencies usually have different data and locating methods so that magnitude and epicenter locations might slightly differ.

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Aug 10 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Aug 10 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Aug 09 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
  • Tsililivi - Werd wakker van schudden... de eerste 5 sec zwaarder.. daarna nog een 10 sec licht na schokken
  • Zakynthos - Duurde ongeveer 5 seconden. Gebouwen waren echt aan het trillen.
  • Lithakia - Wij liggen op een zeer stabiel houten hemelbed aan het zwembad welk flink ging schudden. Zelf konden wij deze sterke beweging met 2 man niet nabootsen, daarvoor is het bed te stabil.
  • Zakynthos - Ik was in mijn hotelkamer en ik voelde ineens een trilling van 5 tot 10 seconden. De deur trillende als een gek.
  • Knoxville - Weak shaking
  • Winston-Salem, NC - Maybe 5 seconds. No damage noted
  • Greer - My house moved. Minor shaking lasted just under a minute
  • McCirmick - It lasted about 5 seconds just the couch I was sitting in and a few toys on the floor rattled!!
  • Burlington, NC - Approximately 5 seconds in duration. Noticeably shook my room and bed. No property damage. Just scary
  • Bluff City, Tennessee - I was at my desk and I noticed everything shaking. I stopped typing, looked around my office and everything was shaking. It last about 20 seconds and stopped.
  • Clemmons - Lasted about 30 seconds shook the house and furniture, most definitely frightening, thought it was a hurricane.
  • Terrell - 5 minutes ago house vibrating about 6 seconds
  • Sanford - It lasted about 5 seconds
  • Franklin North Carolina - 5 or 6 good shakes and then 2/3 smaller shakes immediately following
  • Winston Salem - Whole house shook for 2-5 seconds, at first that that it was wind blowing very hard and causing front door to shake then it became stronger and home began to creak and rattle. Seems to be no damage.
  • Wadeville - 10 sec
  • Winston-Salem - 3 seconds of shaking, dishes and cabinets rattling.
  • Rocky Mount, VA - House shook for 10 seconds or so. Made the mirror on the wall make a tapping sound.
  • Jamestown - 5 seconds, house shook and creaked. No damage
  • Lake Wylie - Shaking lasted around 5 seconds, no damage
  • West Jefferson NC - 3-5 seconds of window rattling and house shaking at 08:09 am
  • Wilkesboro - Noise, with house shaking no falling objects
  • Charlotte,NC - 20 seconds, no property damage
  • Columbia SC - Bed, floors shaking moderately, outdoor shutters vibrating/knocking onto exterior walls. Lasted 15-20 seconds. Began around 8:12 a.m.
  • Inman - Light shaking
  • Charlotte - Felt my bed shaking and the house for about 2-3 seconds. Woke me up.
  • Mars Hill NC - 2 to 3 seconds. Felt couch shake. No damage.
  • Whittier - First heard the house crack. Then felt rumbling and the couch we were sitting on shook for about 15 seconds.
  • Weaverville - 5 seconds, no damage, furniture and doors shook
  • Belmont - Probably 5 seconds of light shaking then felt it move across the room for another 5 seconds. Bed moved, bell rang and closet rattled
  • West End - Felt the bed trembling/shaking at about 8:05 am, EST zone Husband outside did not feel it
  • Chapel Hill, NC - 8:10 AM, In bed, shaking lasted 2 to 3 seconds,no damage.
  • Winston Salem - floor couch and walls shook
  • Johnson County Tn - Strong shaking for 10 to 15 seconds no damage as of now.
  • Greensboro, NC, United States - 8:05am EDT, shaking woke me up, whole house vibrated like a washing machine, didn't thank to count but under 10 seconds.
  • Greenville, SC - 8:09 a.m. Shaking lasted 3 seconds
  • Winston Salem - 4-5 seconds, felt bed shake and windows rattle
  • Greensboro, NC - At 8:15am on 8/9/20 - felt moderate shaking of whole house for about 10 seconds.
  • West Jefferson - The whole house shook. First time I’ve ever felt a quake.
  • cramerton nc - 3 to 5 seconds, no damage, live in a large apartment, Have lived in Alaska and California and been through quakes this was as strong as any I have been through.
  • Wilkesboro - Sudden loud vibrations which sounded like a helicopter on my roof which lasted for approximately 30 seconds
  • Nebo, NC - Strong shaking
  • Asheboro - Bed and couch shaking , lasted about 5-10 seconds
  • Cana - Was asleep and was shook awake lasted about 20-30 seconds
  • Lewisville - Moderate shaking for about 10-15 secs. I was sitting outside and noticed it quite easily.
  • King - Felt light shaking with doors and windows rattling. Lasted only 5-10 seconds, but unusual and scary for this area.
  • Charlotte - Shook for 10 to 20 seconds, no Property damage
  • Knoxville - It was about 8AM, laying in bed when felt my bedroom(on 2nd floor of house) begin to shimmer first time lasted for 2 seconds, then stopped for a second and then started to shake harder, floor and ceiling shook, light fixture everything, lasted longer than the first I say 6 seconds. Went downstairs and apparently no one felt anything.
  • Greenville - I was semi awake but the. It felt like someone took hold of my bed and shook it for like 5-8 seconds. The pull chains on my ceiling fan moved.
  • Columbia, SC - ~10 seconds of shaking. No damage.
  • Fairview, NC - Shook my whole house for 6-10 seconds at 8:08am this morning.
  • Carolina Beach - The mirror on my Dresser shook for about 30 seconds
  • Greensboro - At first, thought the dog was scratching but it got stronger and the house started creaking/groaning. The kids came running down from the second story asking what was going on. No damage found, still need to check the chimney & house supports...
  • Clemmons, North Carolina - Whole house shook and heard a “cracking noise” in the house. Lasted about 5-6 seconds. No visible damage noted at present.
  • Snow Camp - Felt house shaking, dishes rattling for 10-15 seconds. No apparent damage.
  • Greer , SC - earthquake at 810 am for about 5 seconds , no known damage
  • Alpharetta, GA - The bed was shaking at around 8:10am for 10-15 seconds
  • Greenville - 15 seconds of windows in entire house rattling, creaking wood sounds and rumbles in attic
  • Greensboro, NC - Shaking doors upstairs for about 10 seconds
  • Lynchburg, Virginia - 5-10 seconds. Enough to make the coffee in my cup ripple.
  • Salisbury - Loud bang and rattled dishes in cabinet. Scared cats they ran to door.
  • Saluda - Shaking and low rumble lasted approximately 5 seconds. No apparent damage to structure. Occupant on third floor of house felt movement and noticed lamp shades moving.
  • Sautee-Nacoochee - Felt our home shake and heard the house make noises for about 10 seconds? Hard to say exactly as I didn’t count.
  • Del Rio, Tennessee - Significant house shaking, dishes rattling. Lasted several seconds. No damage.
  • pulaski va - Only a few seconds maybe 30 with no damage.
  • Alpharetta, Georgia - Awakened to shaking and swaying and building creaking 15-20 seconds.
  • Rocky Mount - About 3 seconds. Slight tremor, then a pause and then stronger tremor about 2 seconds.
  • Smyrna s c - 15-16 seconds
  • Rocky Mount,NC - Lasted about 10 seconds.Windows rattled some.
  • Burlington, NC - Lasted about 3-5 second, cabinets and refrigerator shook and rattled. I felt the floor vibrate. It shook the kids beds and woke them up.
  • Lansing,NC - Shaking about 5 seconds. Sounded like something hit the roof.
  • Hope Mills - No damage.
  • Church Hill - Between 8:10 am & 8:15 am felt entire house shake. Rattled dishes in cabinet’s & Knick knack on top of the cabinets. Lasted a couple of minutes. Heard creaking in bedroom Ceiling a couple minutes before the shaking. Creaking was very brief.
  • Charlotte - Shaking lasted a few seconds with no damage. Thought it was a strong gust of wind but conditions outside were calm.
  • Jackson, GA - We felt mild shaking for about five seconds.
  • Burlington - The entire house noticeably shook for about 10 seconds. Nothing came off walls but everything was rattled.
  • Indian Beach, NC - Was in a 5 story condo. Felt minor swaying.
  • Asheville - 4th floor building, felt couch vibrating, then light shaking. Windows rattling, approx 20 seconds.
  • fancy gap VA - strong rumble then shaking at 8:06am. lasted apx 20 sec I did hear my bedroom window crack and i have a 3" crack in the corner of my window.
  • Marion, NC - Woke us and house was shaking got about 20 min.
  • Cary - It definitely came in two waves. Lying in bed with my dog, and felt like someone else was shaking the bed. Stopped, then started again. I’m glad to see that I was not the o my one who felt two jolts!
  • Chesnee SC - About 5-7 seconds Chesnee SC no damage... about 8:15am. Sleeping, awoke me
  • Kill Devil Hills - Brief boom and windows rattled
  • Waxhaw, NC - Woke up to my bed and bedroom doors shaking.
  • Dewy Rose - approx. about 4 secs. couch shook & family room rattled where we were sitting about 8:05 A.M.
  • Dawsonville - Lasted only about 5 seconds around 7:45 am
  • mount airy north carolina - was asleep until I felt some one sit on my bed and get up I'm like what or who was that then friend called said there was a earth quake
  • Kershaw County, SC - The earthquake woke me up, while I was in an upstairs bedroom, sleeping on the carpet. I was confused, for several seconds; at first, I thought it might've been me, shaking, due to sleeping on my side, but I kept feeling the earthquake shaking for around 20-30 seconds and noticed that my cover over my chair was swaying, a little. My other relatives in the house, who used to live in C.A. and had experienced earthquakes, before, didn't notice this one and slept through it.
  • King,NC - Was playing BioShock on my PS4 the whole room started shaking . Seemed like it lasted 5 or 6 seconds maybe a little longer . It was very noticeable for sure.
  • Kings Mountain - 5-10 seconds. Shook the bed enough to wake me up. Furniture raddled and a grandfather clock shook and made noise.
  • Oak Ridge NC - My pots and pans were shaking go a good 6-6 second no damage.
  • Gastonia - lasted at least 5 seconds, our building shook and table shook
  • Asheville, NC - it the same thing but I just wanna say stay safe and wash your hands and wear your mask and I'm go ahead said thank you when you you too. i hope you were ok too !!!!
  • Rutherfordton, NC - Got woken up my strong shaking back and fourth and heard rumbling it lasted about 30 seconds. Quiet scary.
  • Marietta - Felt shaking of the bed in Ohio, enough to be woke up
  • Asheville - Sitting up in bed when lampshade on end table shook and rattled. Happened twice a minute or two apart. Wife reported hearing rumble (she thought perhaps a crane had dropped a heavy load in the neighborhood). I also heard a low roar, but confused about source and duration.
  • Pauline, South Carolina - It was a rumbling or rolling sensation. At first I thought that the recent rains had washed out my foundation. It started off faint but then bottles began to rattle on the shelves. I think it had to be at least 30 seconds. There was one several years ago that seemed stronger.
  • Norwood NC - Around 8:05 am, my bed shook moderately for about 10-15 seconds. No damage to our property at this time
  • Wilson - No damage done.....lasted for a couple of seconds.... lying in bed...was a scary feeling.
  • ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Aug 09 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
  • Raleigh - Slight rattle, very short
  • Winston Salem - No damage, maybe 30 seconds long
  • Wilkesboro - It probably lasted 30 seconds, things fell over in house on shelves
  • Cary (Raleigh suburb) - Single jolt, felt the house shake downstairs and my wife felt it upstairs. We're from California so have been through a few, had the instant "that was an earthquake" reaction. Happened about 10 minutes ago.
  • Boomer - 30 seconds maybe it shook hard enough to knock pics off the walls
  • surgoinsville - a fan on the dresser shook for 3 to 5 seconds at 8:07 a.m. August 9, 2020. The shaking woke us up from a solid sleep.
  • EMSC Romania Aug 09 23:26 3.3 90 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Aug 09 23:14 3.4 131 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 98 Km S Of Mccarthy, Alaska Aug 09 23:10 4.5 26 MAP
    EMSC Southern Alaska Aug 09 23:10 4.3 0 MAP
    USGS 102 Km S Of Mccarthy, Alaska Aug 09 23:10 4.3 0 MAP
    EMSC Sumba Region, Indonesia Aug 09 23:02 2.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 77 Km Ssw Of Mccarthy, Alaska Aug 09 22:46 2.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 104 Km S Of Mccarthy, Alaska Aug 09 22:46 3.0 7 MAP
    USGS 42 Km S Of Ozernovskiy, Russia Aug 09 22:40 4.5 116 MAP
    EMSC Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia Aug 09 22:40 4.5 116 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 43 Km Nne Of Wewak, Papua New Guinea Aug 09 22:36 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 6 Km Wsw Of Guánica, Puerto Rico Aug 09 22:31 3.1 11 MAP
    USGS 14 Km Ssw Of Guánica, Puerto Rico Aug 09 22:31 3.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Java, Indonesia Aug 09 22:30 3.1 10 MAP
    EMSC Kermadec Islands Region Aug 09 22:26 4.4 198 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Sumba Region, Indonesia Aug 09 22:12 3.0 10 MAP
    USGS 160 Km S Of Bambanglipuro, Indonesia Aug 09 22:12 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Aug 09 21:38 3.5 82 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 138 Km W Of Waingapu, Indonesia Aug 09 21:31 4.6 35 MAP
    EMSC Sumba Region, Indonesia Aug 09 21:31 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Pyrenees Aug 09 21:18 3.1 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Alaska Peninsula Aug 09 20:48 3.7 26 MAP
    USGS 84 Km Ssw Of Sand Point, Alaska Aug 09 20:48 3.7 26 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Aug 09 20:41 4.0 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Off The Coast Of Central America Aug 09 20:40 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Xizang Aug 09 20:23 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Salta, Argentina Aug 09 20:17 3.1 222 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 12 Km Sse Of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico Aug 09 19:52 3.4 14 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Oaxaca, Mexico Aug 09 19:01 4.0 62 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Azerbaijan Aug 09 18:43 3.1 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Molucca Sea Aug 09 18:16 2.9 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Valparaiso, Chile Aug 09 18:08 4.2 37 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Philippine Islands Region Aug 09 17:52 4.0 43 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia Aug 09 17:49 3.4 42 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Aug 09 17:24 3.4 128 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Eastern Xizang Aug 09 17:13 4.9 20 MAP
    USGS 234 Km Wsw Of Qamdo, China Aug 09 17:13 4.9 10 MAP
    GEOFON Xizang Aug 09 17:13 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Sulawesi, Indonesia Aug 09 17:08 3.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 09 17:07 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Central Turkey Aug 09 16:51 3.1 1 MAP
    EMSC Coquimbo, Chile Aug 09 16:49 3.4 100 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Halmahera, Indonesia Aug 09 16:48 3.2 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Prince Edward Islands Region Aug 09 16:30 5.3 10 MAP
    GEOFON Prince Edward Islands Region Aug 09 16:30 5.0 10 MAP
    EMSC Prince Edward Islands Region Aug 09 16:30 5.4 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 31 Km Nw Of Stanley, Idaho Aug 09 15:47 3.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Aug 09 15:03 3.1 110 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 21 Km Ene Of Perryville, Alaska Aug 09 14:58 5.7 48 MAP
    USGS 113 Km Se Of Perryville, Alaska Aug 09 14:57 5.1 25 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 120 Km Se Of Perryville, Alaska Aug 09 14:57 5.2 32 MAP
    EMSC Alaska Peninsula Aug 09 14:57 5.1 40 MAP
    GEOFON Alaska Peninsula Aug 09 14:57 5.1 26 MAP
    EMSC Banda Sea Aug 09 14:54 4.2 345 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 09 14:52 4.3 38 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Sumba Region, Indonesia Aug 09 13:18 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Sumbawa Region, Indonesia Aug 09 13:11 2.9 119 MAP
    EMSC Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Aug 09 12:54 4.0 80 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Central Mid-atlantic Ridge Aug 09 12:42 5.2 10 MAP
    GEOFON Central Mid Atlantic Ridge Aug 09 12:42 5.4 10 MAP
    EMSC Central Mid-atlantic Ridge Aug 09 12:42 5.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Stollings, WV 25646 - I was awake but laying in bed at about 8:08 am . I heard a dog in the neighborhood start to bark. Then the the house shook for several seconds. I felt this in a bedroom on the second story of the house.
  • USGS 118 Km Sse Of Perryville, Alaska Aug 09 12:39 3.4 18 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Aug 09 12:15 4.3 148 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 2 Km Sse Of Sparta, North Carolina Aug 09 12:07 5.1 3 MAP
    EMSC Virginia-n Carolina Border Reg Aug 09 12:07 5.1 2 MAP
    GEOFON North Carolina Aug 09 12:07 5.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Claremon nc - 3 second at 8:05 am
  • Statesville, NC - Minor shaking - rolling - approximately 30 seconds worth. That is indicative it was quite distant from where I live.
  • Charlotte - Shaking all around my house felt for about 10 seconds In Charlotte, NC.
  • Johnson City - 5 seconds that I could feel the bed shaking. No property damage.
  • statesville - shook for about 15 seconds. No damage.
  • Concord - The shaking lasted maybe 10 seconds. I’m from California so I absolutely know when I’m in an earthquake.
  • Cary, NC - Slight shaking of chair for around 20 seconds
  • Apex NC - Whole apartment shook Was laying in my bed and my bed was shaking.
  • Gaffney, SC - No damage. Felt a small tremor beforehand that lasted about 10secs, and it built up to where it shook the entire house. That lasted about 2-3secs.
  • Winston Salem - Weak shaking
  • Greensboro - Moderate shaking
  • Hickory - 3-5 seconds..rattled fixtures..rumbling.
  • Raleigh - Weak shaking
  • Westfield - No damage, thought I was going crazy but my coffee was rippling just like in the movies! Never experienced an earthquake before.
  • Kings Mountain - 10 seconds shaking.
  • Big Canoe - Lasted about 30 seconds, whole house was shaking.
  • West Jefferson, NC - 3-5 seconds of window rattling and floor shaking at 08:05 am
  • Troutman - Shaking for under a minute
  • Waynesville - About 10 seconds of rumble. No damage.
  • Charlotte, NC - 30 seconds of pretty strong shaking
  • Asheville - Just laying down about to get ready for work and it shook my house and my bed.
  • Boone - Shook bed and walls. Slightly stronger than our dryer shaking the apartment. About 3 seconds
  • Galax - trailer shook for about 3 seconds
  • Statesville nc - 2-3 seconds
  • Weddington - Light shaking
  • Walkertown - Shaking lasted about 10-20 seconds. Everything in the room shook but no damage.
  • Rockwell, nc - about 2-3 seconds
  • BOONVILLE - It happened at 8:10am...we had just woke up and the whole house was shaking..ran to check on our kids
  • Matthews - Only lasted a few seconds
  • Pineville - The whole house shook...everything above me was rattling. The shaking lasted about 4-6 seconds. No property damage that I can see when walking around. It literally felt like someone was jumping upstairs in the room above me!! WOW!
  • Nebo, North Carolina - At 8:08 a.m. the house was shaking enough to wake us. Lasted about 15-20 seconds.
  • Raleigh - We heard the house creak. It wasn't scary or anything, but there was no wind and the house shook a little. It was enough to make me find this website.
  • St. James, NC - Lasted 10-15 seconds, minor but very noticeable.
  • Maxton - 8:09 am I was lying in bed and my bed began to sway side to side. I knew exactly what it was because I’ve had this experience before in the mountains.
  • Belmont, NC - Felt shaking at 8:06am.
  • Newland , NC - It lasted 3-5 seconds About 8:10 am
  • Charlotte - I was waking up in bed and it shook my bed lasting about 5-6 seconds
  • Claremont - Moderate shaking
  • HICKORY - was woken to my bed shaking at approximately 8AM today
  • Inman,SC - Happened about 8:10am Aug 9th 2020 House shook for 2-3 seconds no damage
  • Asheville - It lasted about 8 seconds and there was no damage.
  • Sparta 28675 - Outside could see the house swaying serious movement inside the house. Worst I have ever felt.
  • Swannanoa - Enough to shake the chair I was sitting in, the open casement windows. I was sitting in the porch elevated on pilings about 12' from grade, maybe that amplified the motion. 15-20 seconds .
  • Winston-Salem - 5 seconds. No damage apparent yet.
  • Charlotte - 4-5 seconds around 8:10
  • Sanford - house, bed & furniture shook for about 5 sdconds. Looked outside & dirt piles were still trying to find their "resting point"
  • Cary - Very weak shaking
  • Lake Lure, North Carolina - No property damage, but we heard a crack as if a tree broke. The whole house was shaking.
  • Grover - 8-10 seconds, no damage but enough to wake heavy sleepers.
  • Black Mountain N.C. - 15-20 seconds? Sitting on a second floor deck felt like the floor was vibrating.
  • Mooresville, NC - 20 seconds or more of shaking around 8:10am. A few rumbles prior.
  • belspring - 3-5 seconds of shaking. thought it was thunder
  • Charlotte - Light shaking
  • Concord - Was in bed and the whole house started shaking. Things on the shelf shook enough to move. About 8:05-ish. Only lasted about 10 seconds.
  • Statesville - Few seconds of shaking
  • Lansing - Shook for 10 seconds- shook whole house- no damage
  • Boone NC - House shuddered for about 3 seconds around 8:10am give or take. Felt like a large animal was running on top of the roof.
  • North Belmont - Felt around 8:08. laying in bed and it felt like the entire house was being shaken!
  • Newton - I woke up with my bed shaking and the blinds wands were swinging. It occurred at about 8 AM.
  • CLOVER - Light shaking 2 seconds, no property damage. Whole house shook.
  • Mebane, NC - house shook side to side, followed by several rolling aftershocks
  • Waxhaw - I felt the earthquake about ten minutes ago while I was upstairs. Of course nobody was home, so I thought someone had broken into my house. I went downstairs to investigate but all my doors were locked, and I got a text from my dad who's in Hilton Head saying he felt the ground shake too, leading me to believe that this was just a mini earthquake.
  • Charlotte - My whole house vibrated,thought something exploded in the ground under us. shook!my neighbors ran out of their house too. It was really scary!
  • Concord - My whole bed shook so it woke me. No damage. My children slept through it. Scared me!
  • Cherryville - Light shaking
  • Raleigh - Very weak for about 6 seconds but enough the move the bed and dresser drawers pulls.
  • Wilkesboro - Just a couple of seconds, no damages
  • Asheville - 5 to 10 second roll in the ground and rattle of furnishings. No known damage.
  • Cary - Very weak shaking
  • Candler NC - House shook and dishes rattled
  • Charlotte - Moderate amount of shaking for 10 seconds. Enough to rattle plates and glasses together.
  • Raleigh - 10-15 second
  • Mars hill, NC - 2 to 3 seconds felt couch shake. Around 8:15 am.
  • Independence VA - Loud shaking, thought it was a truck on Rt. 58 in front of the house. Also considered it being the wind. Quickly realized during about 10+ seconds of shaking that we were experiencing an earthquake.
  • Boone, NC - Shaking significant but nothing feel Whole house, dogs jumped up and ran around
  • Thomasville - Moderate shaking
  • Greensboro - Not sure it took me a moment to realize what was happening but it lasted for several seconds.
  • Simpsonville - Felt shaking in bed. About ten seconds. No damage
  • Greensboro - It was just a few seconds but it didn't last long
  • Milton - Bed and house shook for 30ish seconds.
  • Nebo, NC - Happened about 8:10 am. Everything in the house was creaking and moving. It woke up all 7 kids and startled everyone.
  • SALUDA - Was sitting in living room,approx 8am EST, no TV on, it was quiet. All of a sudden chair was vibrating and I heard things shaking/rattling for about 15 seconds. No damage that I'm aware of.
  • Statesville - Woke suddenly to the house shaking. It lasted for maybe 20 to 30 seconds, and our power even flickered. The water in the pool was still moving when we looked out the window.
  • Winston-Salem, NC - Shook entire house for 5-10 seconds. No damage apparent.
  • Bakersville - Moderate shaking
  • gilbert, sc - door was closed but shook in the latch—only for 2-3 seconds. no damage
  • Winston-Salem - Bed shaking and door rattling woke me up. No damage that I know of.
  • Summerfield - Lasted about 30s, house shook. No damage.
  • forest city - it was around 20 seconds no damage it felt like the washing machine was out of balance but I was laying in bed not doing the wash
  • King - Unsure of time but sounded like "a plane crashing." House shook.
  • Raleigh - Shaking for about 2-3 seconds
  • PACOLET - Approx 8:00 AM August 9, 2020. Shook house 2-3 enough to clearly feel it. Strongest I have felt in SC. Wife is originally from San Diego County, CA. First earthquake she has felt in SC in her 16 years here.
  • Winston-Salem, NC - Around 8:10am in Winston-Salem, NC. Lasted around 20 secs.
  • Jonesborough, TN - Lasted a few seconds approximately 8:10 am. Walls and floors shook. No damage.
  • Stony Point - 15-25 sec
  • FUQUAY VARINA - Light shaking
  • Fort Mill, SC/Charlotte, NC. - Felt it inside a two-story home, on the second floor everything shook for around 5-10 seconds. A few books and printed paper articles fell from the top of desk and library shelves, but no noticeable damage has been discovered thus far.
  • Hickory-Mountain View - Lasted several seconds. Tv on chest of drawers shook a bit. Felt like my child was kicking the mattress.
  • Lake Wylie SC - Shook 3 to 5 sec
  • Thomasville - we were having coffee and felt our house shake for about 6-8 seconds
  • Waxhaw NC - No damage. Shook for maybe 10-15 seconds. Was sitting by window and could see my blinds shaking as well as the trees outside. There is no breeze this morning, so it wasn't wind blowing leaves. My husband was sitting in the car and felt the car shake.
  • Fort Mill - Ground shook for approximately 2 seconds. Walls creaked and items on shelves were rattled.
  • Gastonia, NC - Lasted about 3 seconds, noticeable shaking but no damage
  • Yadkinville nc - Loud bang noise, floor heaved lasted 8-0 seconds. Dishes rattled. Person in bed noticed.
  • Charlotte - 2 - 3 seconds
  • York county - Light shaking
  • Salem - Slight shake and sway.
  • Greensboro - Felt like a giant was walking throughout the backside of the house. The house shook in waves. About 3-4 seconds
  • Indian Valley - 10 seconds of vibration. Bed moved awakening sleepers. Small table rattled
  • Greensboror - Entire house shook for approximately 5 seconds around 8 am Sunday morning
  • Mocksville - At approximately 8:10 am we felt a light shaking. It was powerful enough to make us look out and see if someone had ran into our home.
  • Charlotte - Felt a shake and doors on house made a noise
  • Johnson City, TN - 5-10 seconds woke up to my bed and house shaking,
  • Crumpler NC - 4-6 seconds, items knocked from mantle, awoke my son who is a sound sleeper.
  • Pleasant Garden - Dishes rattling 20 seconds No damage
  • Greensboro - Moderate shaking
  • Charlotte - Sitting on the toilet. Lasted for about 5-10 seconds. Definite noticeable shaking. Thought it was plumbing at first but knew it was an earthquake when I was actually being shook by the earth moving.
  • Mt Pleasant - Felt the house shake a couple seconds
  • Mayodan NC - Bedroom floor vibrating, 10-15 seconds, dresser drawer handles making noise
  • Charlotte - 2-3 seconds. No damage
  • Franklinville - 15 seconds shaking windows on house
  • Mill spring NC - Loud noise followed by house shaking for approx 6-8 seconds. Dog concerned. No damage.
  • Raleigh - About 8:07 am in Raleigh. Felt house swaying lightly. House creaked a bit. My 2 dogs didn’t seem to notice it.
  • Lynchburg - Moderate shaking
  • Chapel hill - Moderate shaking
  • Lenoir - 8:10 am. Big jolt, then strong shaking, sounds of rumbling like a lot of strong thunder from a storm ( except the weather is clear). Lasted at least 15-20 seconds.
  • Fort Mill - 1-2 seconds of shaking, felt it in bed.
  • Amherst, VA - Maybe like 5 seconds or so
  • stanley - Moderate shaking
  • Lillington - Slight shaking for couple seconds
  • Mooresville, NC - Light shaking
  • Moore - Shook 5 seconds. Felt inside and outside. No property damage.
  • Charlotte, NC - Rumble for about 5 seconds , windows rattling water on ground was moving in an odd way
  • Bluff City - Creepy! Never felt that before
  • Big Canoe GA - Heard shutters and china rattling, about 30 seconds
  • Matthews/mint hill - I woke up about 8am to my entire bed shaking, windows rattling- my dog freaked out! Lasted quite a few seconds.
  • Columbia, SC - Very weak shaking
  • Statesville NC - Working from home, desk and monitors started shaking for maybe 3 seconds and then again for maybe 2 to 3 seconds
  • Stanley, NC - Felt 2 really good quakes, 1st one was 15-30 seconds, 2ns 10-15 seconds. Shook the entire house.
  • Charlotte - No damage - 8 story condo building creaking as it swayed. Felt shaking and rumbling for several seconds!
  • Pinehurst - We were just sitting in the living room having morning coffee & we heard noises in the kitchen & then it sounded like somebody was trying to open the sliding door but we could clearly see nobody was there. We looked at each other & litterly said “what is that??” Then the couch started lightly wiggling & I remembered what it was like several years ago when that happened
  • Williamston - Sitting in the house watching tv and the whole house shook. Everything rattled.
  • Galax, va - moderate shaking of mobile home, a few min after 8am est
  • Tobaccoville - About 3 seconds
  • Charlotte - My dog started to bark before I felt anything. A plastic pitcher fell off of my counter.
  • browns summit - Moderate shaking
  • Charlotte - About 30-45secs of shaking woke me up out of sleep around 8am
  • Chester - It woke me up out of a sound sleep my bed was shaking for at least ten seconds after I woke up.and I heard something fall in the back bedroom of our house.
  • Cheraw SC - Happened at 8:10 AM. Bed shaking woke me up. My cats here are upset and dogs barking all over the neighborhood. Lasted about 10 seconds.
  • woodbridge - Very weak shaking
  • Black Mountain - 30 seconds of shaking. Nothing fell off of shelves.
  • Hendersonville - Rural area shook about 8:05 making noise in the home and two smaller ones after No damage in my area
  • Knightdale - Weak shaking
  • Greensboro - 2 to 5 seconds
  • Clover,SC - Lasted 5-10 seconds
  • Winston Salem - Lasted about 15-20 seconds. Light shaking but just enough to wake me up at 8:15am. My bed was shaking and the water glass on my nightstand also shook. No other signs.
  • High Point - Approx 15 seconds
  • Winston Salem - My house shook for 30 seconds at about 8:15am.Everything in my kitchen was shaking.No damage.It really took me by surprise.
  • CHARLOTTE - Moderate shaking
  • Raleigh - Light rattling for about 5-7 seconds. Definitely woke me up!
  • Mount Airy, NC - No damage at my location. Felt and heard a "boom" or what sounded similar to a helicopter. In 1st floor of Hospital, lights/floor, ceiling shook for at least 1 minute
  • Winston-Salem - Light shaking
  • Winston Salem - Weak shaking for about 5 seconds just after 8am this morning
  • Asheboro - 5 seconds at 8:08 no damage
  • Randleman - Lasted about 5-8 seconds
  • Timberlake - Light shaking
  • Salisbury - Minor shaking felt on 2nd floor. Only a couple of seconds.
  • Monroe - Its lasted like 2 seconds.
  • Boone - About 3 seconds, strong enough to wake my husband and I up at 8 am
  • Max Meadows - Weak shaking
  • Rock Hill - Light shaking
  • Mooresville - Moderate shaking
  • Columbia sc - Couch felt like it was moving slightly,
  • Charlotte - No damage. Lasted about 2-3 seconds. Woke me from sleep
  • Carolina Beach - 15-20 seconds. House is on stilts so it rattled a bit.
  • Kernersville - Very weak shaking
  • Greensboro NC - I woke up to feel my bed and everything in the room shaking for maybe 25 seconds. No damage
  • Holly Springs - Strong rolling for 5-10 seconds
  • Whitsett - About 0808
  • State Road - Woke up to the house swaying back and forth and it lasted about 10 seconds at about 8:07 am
  • zionville - just felt like the bed was shaking for couple of seconds
  • Nc - It lasted about 7 seconds woke up to shaking in rv i was sleeping in then it seized.
  • Cornelius - It woke me up this morning around 8:10. The shaking lasted around 8-10 seconds.
  • Asheville, NC - House shook which created an odd noise
  • Willow Springs - Lasted about 15 seonds. Weak shaking.
  • King - Felt weak shaking and heard the bathroom pipes rattle for about 5 seconds, no damage
  • McConnells - Felt like a huge wind went through the attic. Dogs scared, birds silent. Settling crack in a back corner now healed.
  • Newton - I was laying in my bed and it was shaking, I saw and heard the walls shaking as well. No damage, and it didn't last very long.
  • Greensboro, NC - 2-3 seconds of light shaking.
  • Winston-Salem - Light shaking
  • Elon, NC - About 8:05 AM for about 5 seconds. Whole house shook.
  • Pfafftown - 8:05
  • Charlotte - Everything in the house shook for like 10 seconds. No damages.
  • Kannapolis - Building shook for 10-20 seconds ... no damage. Felt like strong winds blowing outside, but the weather was fair and sunny.
  • Waynesville NC - I felt it rock my chair about 8:00 am.
  • Cary - Light shaking
  • Southern Pines - My house shook for less than 60 seconds. No damage.
  • Charlotte - 8:08am moderate shaking for about 1t seconds. Small roll felt with the shaking
  • Charlotte - The house vibrated. Heard a loud noise for about 10 seconds.
  • Greensboro, NC - At 8:15 on 8/9/20 - Whole house shaking and lasted about 10 seconds.
  • High Point - approx 15 sec of shaking. thought a low flying, silent helicopter or something went over the house.
  • Hillsborough - Entire mobile home shaking for about eight seconds.
  • Greenville SC - No damage. Felt it for about 10 seconds. Upstairs when it occurred. Felt the whole house shake and sway like a giant wind was moving it
  • Jamestown - Light shaking
  • Lawrenceville, GA - Light shaking
  • Archdale - Few seconds, shaking glasses and hanging lights swaying.
  • Ward - Light shaking
  • Burlington, NC - About 10 seconds of the whole house shaking
  • Mooresville - Shook the table and lasted for about a minute
  • Clyde - Light shaking
  • Lawrenceville - Reading upstairs in bed and felt it. At first so light I didn't notice, then stronger - bed shaking. 10 seconds at least, maybe longer.
  • Charlotte - Whole house shook. Woke my family. Seemed more prolonged than others I have felt
  • Mocksville - Doors and dishes on shelves rattled Lasted about 20 seconds. Low rumble then the shaking
  • Raleigh - Whole apartment shook for about 2-3 minutes.
  • Ringgold, Virginia - Felt the bed shake, no damage.
  • Burlington, NC - Shaking lasted at least 10 seconds.
  • Raleigh - maybe 30 seconds of vibrational shaking felt on the 6th floor of my apartment building
  • Winston salem - Was sound asleep and thought someone had climbed into my bed
  • Charlotte - Was woken up by a decent shaking feeling. I could see my tv wobbling on my dresser from the vibration. I honestly thought it was a dream until more reports came in!
  • Winston salem - About 5 seconds no damage but shook the whole house at 8:09am
  • Granite Quarry - My husband and I felt our bed shaking, maybe 10-15 seconds.
  • Pinehurst - A shake for about 2 seconds which rattled the house. Rocking chairs on deck began to rock.
  • Lexington - 15 seconds approximately. No damage
  • Cary - Light shaking
  • High point - The shaking lasted a few seconds but it took me by surprised because normally we don’t have earthquakes that strong
  • Apex - I was woke up by shaking & I heard a loud thunk.
  • columbia - I felt my house shake for 2 seconds. Went outside thought something was on my house
  • Inman - no damage
  • Chesnee - 2-3 seconds of shaking. No damage
  • Simpsonville SC - 10-15 seconds of shaking, no damage
  • Raleigh, NC - Light shaking
  • Roaring gap north Carolina - Around 805am the whole house started to shake something pretty good it lasted about 8 to 10 seconds and then that was it no damage just very weird
  • Candler - Shook the couch and rattled dishes etc
  • asheville, nc - Shook about 3 secs. stonge enough to shake me on my couch.
  • Pinehurst - Weak shaking at 8:10 AM 8/9/2020 lasting 10-12 sec on a wooden deck behind my home
  • Saltville - Weak shaking
  • Clemmons - Between 5 and 10 seconds. Not sure about damage.
  • Mount Airy - Felt it fi about 5 seconds, no known damage.
  • China Grove, NC - 0805. Sitting at table felt house shaking(approx. 5 seconds) could hear cabinet doors rattle slightly, 1 of our 3 dogs that I could see was looking around. Went outside neighbors dog was braking and never does. No known damage to property.
  • Candler - Very weak shaking
  • Southern Pines - Felt shaking at 8:09am while sitting in couch. House shook for about 3 seconds.
  • Greensboro - Woke up to the house shaking. There are no damages, just knocked a few pics over. Lasted probably about 45 sec
  • Tryon, NC - Light shaking
  • Winston-Salem - No damage, but was eating breakfast with the kids and the table was shaking
  • Waxhaw - No damage felt like someone hit side of my house with a vehicle
  • Landis - 3-5 Seconds. House shook and bird feeders on front portch and guitars hanging on wall were swinging.
  • Elgin - Shaking felt for 10 seconds. Doors & windows rattling.
  • Graham - Around 8:05, light shaking 10-15 seconds
  • Lynchburg, VA - Light shaking
  • Greensboro - Only last a few seconds. Took me a moment to realize
  • Matthews, nc - Light shaking
  • Greensboro - 5-10 seconds whole house was shaking
  • Winston Salem, NC - Light shaking
  • Hickory - Bed swaying lamps shaking for 3 to 5 seconds
  • Stanley - Very Vivid shaking no damage
  • Statesville - Woke up to my bed shaking and then the whole house maybe 10 seconds enough to let me know this isnt normal.
  • Charlotte - I live in Charlotte nc i felt the spata nc earthquake
  • Richmond, VA - Woke me up Out of light sleep and door rattled for what felt like a relatively long time for an earthquake.
  • Charlotte - Moderate shaking
  • Union, SC - Very weak shaking
  • Mebane, NC - I was in bed and my entire bed started shaking for about 7-10 seconds. No damage.
  • Wallburg - Sitting on the porch ad the whole house started shaking. lasted about 6 second.
  • mooresville - Strong shaking
  • Enoree - It wasnt a lot of shaking but enough to wake me up. At about 8 qm
  • Possum Kingdom, SC(Belton) - Felt the bed shaking and something fall somewhere in the house. The dogs started barking, and my adult children that I've in the area started calling to see if I felt it.
  • swannanoa - Felt while lying on floor second story. Slightly over 5 seconds, perhaps. Larger initial shake followed by smaller movement.
  • Johnson city, tn - Woke up to doors rattling, lasted for 10-15 seconds. No damage
  • Raleigh - Weak shaking
  • Kannapolis - Lasted only a few seconds. No damage.
  • Union Mills - Little after 0800 whole house started creaking then shaking.
  • Gastonia - Not sure on length, because we were sleeping. The last part of it woke us up. Shook the bed pretty hard, then stopped.
  • Salisbury, NC - 2 seconds
  • North Wilkesboro - Beds, windows and walls shaking. Woke me up. No damages
  • Lewisville - 5-6 seconds felt like a washing machine unbalanced
  • Whispering Pines - We were getting up for the morning with our kids, and around 8:10 we suddenly heard what sounded like someone walking thorough our house. The sound starting near our room, and slowly started sounding further away. After finding out about the earthquake, the timing was just too perfect to not be involved.
  • Roanoke VA - Felt like the bed was shaking
  • cramerton - 3 to 5 seconds, no damage live in large apartment
  • Charlotte - House walls shook for roughly 10 seconds around 8:05am.
  • Dallas North Caroina - About 10 seconds. My dog jumped up
  • Hickory - 10 Seconds
  • Saxapahaw, NC - Very weak shaking
  • Gastonia - No damage that I know of, wall above my bad & bed shaking but not too bad
  • West jefferson - House and beds shook hard enough to wake everyone up. Approx 8:08 am.
  • West Columbia, SC 29169 - Sitting on front porch and felt mild shaking for approximately 30 seconds.
  • Charlotte - I woke out of my sleep hearing things in my house shaking and didnt hear a train passing by. My bed was shaking and it felt like someone pushing on me to wake up lasted maybe 10 secs. Around 8am August 9th 2020
  • Lansing - No damage, but shook for several seconds in two distinct waves.
  • BENNETT - Started a little before 8:10am and lasted around 3-5 seconds. Rattled the walls and windows. Like a washer being off balance but soooo much worse.
  • Spring Lake, NC - Light shaking
  • Pittsboro - 10 seconds of shaking. No apparent structural damage.
  • Stafford VA - Weak shaking
  • Charlotte - Felt my apartment shaking for about 5 seconds. No damage.
  • Asheville - I was laying in bed & heard a rumbling somewhat like construction work happening nearby, then sounds in my house. I was trying to figure out why I felt shaking when I realized plants were moving outside; then I knew it was something much larger.
  • Charlotte - Weak shaking
  • Concord, NC - Lasted about 5-10 seconds. Sitting at home, house shaking, windows rattled, scared cats. No damage. Hubby didn't feel it while driving to work.
  • Garner - 10 to 15 seconds. No damage
  • Asheboro - Furniture and lamps , couch shaking about 5 seconds
  • Rock Hill - At least 5 seconds, bed shaking, coffee cup rattling
  • Mint hill - IT WAS A VERY STRONG EARTHQUAKE AND IT LASTED ATLEAT FOR 2 MINUTES AND IT WAS VERY HARD
  • Gastonia - Moderate shaking
  • Charlotte - About 5 seconds, around 8:06am
  • Fort Mill - Lying in bed and it started shaking back and forth for about 5 seconds
  • Charlotte - Lasted about 10 to 15 seconds...it woke me up and I felt my entire apt building shaking.
  • Cheraw, SC - Whole house shook for about 2 secs. No property damage.
  • Gastonia - Woke me up out my sleep. Felt the whole house shaking
  • Greensboro - Rattled loose panes of window glass for approximately five seconds. Could feel vibration in entire house (concrete slab foundation)
  • Elon - Light shaking
  • Greensboro - Closet doors rattled and floor shook. Lasted approximately 5 seconds. No damage.
  • Pfafftown - No damage, around 8:10-12, shaking for about 10 seconds, the windows rattled a bit and my bed shook
  • High Point - My desk, chair, computer and items around me shook.
  • Polkville - House shook for about 10 seconds at 8:08 AM No damage that we know of.
  • Moore, SC - Moderate shaking
  • Greensboro - I was sitting outside and house started creaking and my chair started shaking. My sister felt it at her house too across town.
  • Greer - I was lying in bed and the bed started shaking. I could hear things rattling in the house.
  • Mountain City - We experienced strong shaking for about 10-15 seconds no damage found as of now.
  • Davidson, NC - A few seconds. I was in bed and thought someone was under my house in the crawl space.
  • Charlotte - Moderate shaking approx 20 sec
  • Spartanburg - Weak shaking
  • Charlotte - A couple of seconds of shaking. Like someone dropped something very heavy downstairs but stuff kept shaking
  • Simpsonville, SC - 10 seconds of shaking. Woke me up. No damage.
  • charlotte nc - 5 secs of my floors shaking..it shook my rocking chair as well.
  • Stokesdale - Light shaking
  • Morganton, NC - The whole house shook. The couch, the items items on the floor, etc. approximately 20 secs.
  • Woodleaf - Weak shaking
  • BAKERSVILLE - Light shaking
  • Moravian Falls - Slight shaking that lasted a few seconds to a minute. The sound was weird.
  • Bat Cave - Lasted just a few seconds,no damage. We could feel the couch and chairs moving
  • Gold Hill - no property damage has been found as of yet, lasted around 3 seconds, it shook the whole house and felt as if a very big cat was on the back of your chair and scarring violently at a flea, sorry for weird analogy but it's the only one I have. We at first thought it was a near by rock quarry setting off TNT.
  • Davidson, NC - 3-5 second of my house lightly shaking woke me up at approximately 8:07
  • Weaverville - Light shaking
  • Burlington - Whole house shaking, at 8:09 AM. Woke up all sleepers. About two shakes. Lasted about 20 seconds. No damage never felt anything like that in North Carolina in 20 years.
  • Randleman - 2 seconds, chair shaking on porch, metal roof over porch creaking.
  • Winston Salem - About 3-5 seconds of shaking experienced. No apparent damage.
  • Salisbury, NC - It lasted about 20 seconds. I could feel the floor under my feet shaking. My television was moving and the light from the ceiling fan was shaking. The hanging planters on my front porch were also swaying.
  • Columbia - Lasted about 30 seconds
  • Roxboro - right around 8:00 I was awakened by the shaking of my bed and pictures rattling
  • Rock Hill - 2-3 seconds, minor enough to make me think it was the dog scratching heavily on my bed when she wasn't
  • Monroe - Its lasted a couple seconds around 8:05am. Felt a light vibration.
  • Asheboro, NC - I heard the house rattling and felt the house shake around 8:08 or so, lasted for about 3 seconds.
  • Germanton - Heard rumbling followed by shaking and rattling dishes..woke us up.
  • Charlotte - I was in bed and felt a shake I paused to see if I was going crazy then I felt a stronger shake and my girlfriend who was in the living room came running in the room asking if I felt that
  • Winston-Salem - 10 seconds shaking. The floors, couch, and some trinkets shook.
  • Elkin - Whole house shaked for about 10 seconds. Scared all animals outside.
  • Mooresville, NC - Whole house was shaking for about 10 seconds.
  • Boone NC - about 8 seconds, no damage
  • Cornelius - Light shaking, 30seconds, no damage
  • Cary - Bed shook and my bird fell off his perch!
  • Columbia SC - Lasted about 10 seconds. Light trembling
  • New Tazewell, TN. - About 3-5 seconds
  • Belmont - Shook the bed for 5 seconds or so like going up a roller coaster hill. Thought it was my imagination until I looked over and saw the dogs looking at me like 'what the heck'?
  • Greensboro, NC - I felt the house shaking. It was almost like when someone shakes you if they are made with you for about 6 seconds. Nothing came off the walls or anything. My heart is starting to calm down.
  • Warrenton, VA - About 10 seconds of light shaking, movement of items woke me up!
  • Gastonia - Discernible shaking and creaking of the house. It was evident enough to cause our dog to suddenly stand and look around for the cause.
  • Rockingham, NC - It felt like the washing machine was not level And shaking the floor. Lasted maybe 10-15 seconds. I’m used to earthquakes I’m originally from Northern California
  • Black Mountain - I was in bed and bed swayed. Heard some creaking in house. Lasted about 20-30 seconds.
  • Hickory, NC - About 10 seconds, felt vibration, sounded like big truck driving down the street, hanging lights swayed. Pets freaked out. No damage.
  • Wilkes - Shook the house, shook things off the wall
  • Mount Holly NC - entire house shaking. wife was on covered porch, was afraid the covered part was falling but no damage
  • West Jefferson - I felt the whole house shake. First time for me.
  • Elizabethton - Felt vibration for about 5 to 10 seconds.
  • Charlotte NC - Light shaking
  • Statesville - 5 to 10 seconds. Heard the house creek and the bushes sway. No damage
  • Morganton, NC - Light shaking
  • McGrady - Ground shook, heavens opened
  • Chapel Hill - No damages, a couple of seconds of duration
  • Troy - lasted about 5 seconds
  • Charlotte - Felt around 8:10 am Lasted between 8-15 seconds.
  • Charlotte - House shook for several seconds. It woke our dogs up.
  • Hickory, NC - Mild shaking. Duration about 10 seconds. No damage noticed.
  • Winston-Salem - Between moderate and strong. It sounded like our small children were running across the floor upstairs for about 3-5 seconds. Windows rattled, floor shook.
  • Asheville - Thought it was a tremor. No damage. Lasted just a few seconds
  • Huntersville - Internal doors shaking. Could see building frame flex slightly
  • Concord - Glasses shok in the house.. felt like a tremor that lasted 10 sec
  • Greensboro - Moderate shaking
  • Charlotte - Weak shaking
  • Walnut Cove - Moderate shaking of cabinet and dishes.
  • Durham - Very weak shaking
  • Eastover - Left it this morning around 8 shaking the house
  • Charlotte - Sitting on couch and couch felt like it was on a rocker/glider. Clear ripple effect. Latches in drawers click clacking back and forth
  • Charlotte - Weak shaking
  • Charlotte - Light shaking
  • Raleigh - In bed. Felt bed shaking for about 10 seconds.
  • Shelby - Bout 10 seconds things were rumblings in the house.
  • Greensboro - Really Light shaking, felt my the house shake for a bit, no damage
  • Knoxville - It lasted about 30 seconds.
  • Simpsonville, SC - First time I’ve ever felt an earthquake. I thought my husband was shaking his foot. It last about 10 seconds or so.
  • Waynesville North Carolina - It lasted about 10 seconds. No damage. Waynesville
  • Clover SC - Light shaking
  • Charlotte - Moderate shaking for 10 seconds.
  • Asheville - House shook lightly.
  • Winston Salem - I was asleep but then I woke up and my dad told me there was an earthquake and now I feel kinda like I was shaken around but no damage but bed definitely was moving from earthquake and I feel just shaken around from it
  • LAURINBURG - around 8:10 AM I felt the house shake very lightly for 2 3 seconds
  • Mooresville - Shaking rolled on for almost a minute. Then a minute pause before a minor aftershock. Hanging lamps began swinging in house.
  • Roxboro - About 10-15 seconds
  • Christiansburg, VA - Woke up to a low grumbling/shaking. The mirror leaning against my bedroom wall was rattling for approx 10 seconds. First one I’ve felt. Kinda neat...
  • Reidsville/ North Carolina - Weak shaking
  • Iron Station - About 10-15 seconds
  • Spartanburg - House shook. My tv cabinet doors rattled, glass rattled and I could feel it sitting on my couch. My dogs also went crazy.
  • Fort Mill - I was lying in bed when the earthquake happened. I could feel my bed shaking and the windows creaking. It lasted for about 4-6 seconds. There were no damages.
  • Greensboro - Moderate shaking
  • Charlotte - Shook my house could see walls moving slightly from stable foundation
  • Cornelius - Sitting in a chair, felt like someone was shaking the back of the chair. Family felt it too, throuhgout the house. No damage.
  • Winston Salem - Lasted 3 -4 sec
  • Denver nc - about 5 seconds
  • Statesville - 10 or 15 secs
  • West jefferson nc - Me and my daughter felt the trailer shaking about 8:05 am the windows were rattling and trailer was physically shaking there was no wind scared us really bad
  • adair county - felt body jerk sideways sitting at computer looked desk and lamp moving side to side for about 2-5 seconds, was not a swaying but a jerking, this is a mobile home old one.
  • Greeneville Tn - I was sitting on my porch and the entire porch started shaking. Lasted maybe 5 or 6 seconds.
  • Charlotte, NC - Shake for 15 to 20 second around 8am today. Everything was shaking in the house. It was scary.
  • Winston-Salem, NC - Light shaking for about 10 seconds. No damage.
  • Timberlake,NC - Apartment building was shaking and heard wall cracking. The shaking lasted about 10 seconds.
  • Mount Holly - Was in bed and dresser was hitting against the wall pretty hard, was like wtf!!!
  • Columbia - Shaking
  • Fredericksburg, VA - in bed reading when my book started to wobble
  • Blacksburg - I was in bed and suddenly noticed that my bed was shaking. It lasted for 10-15 seconds. No damage!
  • Westminster, SC - Light shaking
  • Bluff City - Woke family shaking the house.
  • Cary, N.C. - Light shaking
  • Asheville - It occurred about 8:08 AM. There may also have been a slight shake somewhat earlier. This lasted for maybe 5 seconds. The dishes in my kitchen cabinets rattled, and there was a slight shake in the kitchen where I stood. My cat came running back to the house.
  • Roanoke, VA - The house creaked for 2-3 seconds, then the ceiling fan rattled for another 5 seconds or so.
  • Stanley, N.C. - whole house shook for about 15 seconds
  • Fries, VA - Moderate shaking
  • Sautee Nacoochee - Aprx. 8:10am Felt in Notheast Georgia. Items shacking on the walls.
  • Old Fort - Pouring my coffee and house started shaking.
  • High Point - At 8:03 AM the shaking was mild, but enough to make the lamp on my night stand move
  • Boone - Moderate shaking
  • Greensboro - My house was shaking as though from strong wind.
  • Apex - No damage. Just a few seconds of shaking
  • Davidson - Shaking approx 10 seconds. House shook. No damage.
  • Gastonia - Shaking for 15 Seconds
  • Statesville - Was awake and hapise started shaking vigorously for about 30 seconds
  • Salisbury ,NC - 10 seconds
  • Cary - The bed and dresser shook for about 5-10 seconds
  • Cary, NC - house shook slightly at 8:05am then more definitely and stronger for several seconds at 8:10am. we could feel the bed shaking.
  • Morganton, NC - Weak shaking
  • Winston-Salem - The earthquake lasted 15-20 seconds.
  • Pickens, SC - 10 - 15 seconds
  • Charlotte NC - Around 8:10 am whole house shook for about 10 seconds
  • Salisbury - Woke me up from my sleep. Doors in house and bed was shaking. Thought at first someone was trying to get through the door. Then realized the bed was moving as well.
  • Danbury - Lasted about 10 seconds. Felt couch I was sitting on shaking. Nothing was damaged as far as I know.
  • Mount Aory - lasted about 10 seconds bad shaking but not property damage
  • Winston Salem - It woke me up a few minutes after 8am. Several seconds long. No damage.
  • LEXINGTON - Light shaking
  • Honea Path - Whole house shook for about 2 or seconds
  • Athens - slightly shock house for 4 sec
  • Greensboro - Approx 5-10 seconds
  • Charlotte - Moderate shaking
  • Thomaaville - Bed shook for a couple seconds, no damage
  • 28023 - about 10 seconds of shaking, nobody else woke up, no damage. never been through one before.
  • Black Mountain - Cabin on mountain top shook for 8-10 seconds.
  • Bristol - Light shaking for about 5 seconds, no damage
  • Asheboro - We felt a slight shaking / rumble last about 3-5 seconds. I heard our degus (like a hamster) squeak loud and run into their shelter right before I felt / heard it.
  • Ridgeway - Light shaking
  • Rockwell - 8:15 it lasted about 5-8 seconds. Shook the whole house. Was sitting on the couch with my kids, could feel the couch moving and could stuff rattling a little bit.
  • Greensboro - Moderate shaking
  • Durham - 5 seconds shaking and rattling of wall decor and desk toppers
  • Archdale, NC - It lasted only a few seconds, but it woke me up. The bed was shaking and the doors were rattling. There's no property damage.
  • Grassy Creek - Two short vibrations a few seconds apart. Pretty strong. Very scary.
  • Greer, South Carolina - Strange feeling. Lasted just a couple of seconds. Felt like SUPER-HARD stomping (maybe 8 stomps) that shook the slab. It woke up both sleeping adults by beds/walls shaking/rattling.
  • Nebo - 8:10 the whole has starting shaking and items where falling off table it lasted about 10 seconds
  • Wilmington - Very slight tremor. About 10 seconds.
  • Chapel Hill, NC - Light shaking
  • Ronda - Beds and doors shaking but no damage
  • Simpsonville - Interior wall shook slightly for about 5 seconds. No damage.
  • Trade, TN - Sitting on outside deck when light shaking occurred. Could hear contents of hose rattling.
  • Mocksville NC - found this website, moderate shaking in my apartment that woke us up. knew it had to be earthquake even though I've never been in one.
  • Hickory NC - Light shaking
  • Winston Salem, NC - Shaking enough to wake me up. My furniture started rattling against my walls, and the walls started creaking. Lasted around 5-10 seconds.
  • Greensboro - I was asleep and all of a sudden everything in my house started shaking. My furniture all rattling like it was going to fall over and I thought someone had hit my apartment with a car
  • Mooresburg - House shook for approximately 4 seconds, then could feel slight rumble for approximately 10-15 after shaking stopped.
  • Wilkesboro - A few seconds
  • Charlotte - Doors ratteling in the jam woke me up and then I felt another hold shortly after.
  • Pittsboro - Bedroom dresser shook for about 5 seconds. Wife was using the restroom and said she could feel the toilet shaking underneath her bum. She said she thought I was working on our washing machine.
  • Apex, NC - Was strong enough to wake me!
  • Salisbury - About 8 seconds of the whole house shaking
  • WINSTON SALEM - Noticeable shaking for 10-15 seconds....
  • Fort Mill, SC - Very weak shaking
  • Concord - Whole house shook for 5-10 seconds, no damage but enough to wake us up.
  • Gilbert sc - That was crazzyyyyyyy.. only lasted like 10 seconds but it woke me up.
  • Durham NC - Felt whole house rolling and shaking, all the wall hangings rattling, chair and bed swaying. 15-30 sec
  • Summerfield - 15 sec or so, no damage grandfather clock chimes banged together. Could easily tell while sitting on the couch.
  • Charlotte - Weak shaking
  • Boone, NC - Shaking last about 15 seconds or so, thought it was a construction vehicle. Heard the handles in my dresser shaking.
  • RALEIGH - Lasted about 5 secs, felt throughout the whole house, especially upstairs.
  • Mocksville - Woken up by the bed shaking.
  • Hilton Head - 5-10 seconds condo shaking
  • Hillsville - Few seconds
  • Fuquay-Varina - We felt shaking in our second floor apartment. It lasted several seconds.
  • Raleigh - Was still lying in bed and the room check for about 6 seconds. was pretty sure it was an earthquake while it's happening.
  • Sugar Grove - Woke up to our cabin shaking and window creaking. Felt this before in Cali during a larger earthquake that really messed up Napa. Called my brother and he said it shook his store this AM!
  • Kannapolis - Moderate shaking
  • Westminster - Mobile home started shaking lightly. Dresser pulls were rattling for about 8 ton10 seconds.
  • Laurens - I was laying in baled and and I felt the my house shake for a moment and heard it 'move' like it does under stress. There wasn't any traffic as I was expecting.
  • North Topsail Island - 3-5 seconds. The blinds in the bathroom and the towels hanging up we’re moving.
  • Johnson City, Tennessee - Light shaking
  • Apex - Felt light shaking upstairs for about 30 seconds.
  • Burnsville - I was in bed and started feeling a light shaking for about 8-10 seconds. I thought it was our dog on our bed scratching. It was approximately 8:08 am. There was no damage.
  • Matthews, nc - Light shaking
  • Charlotte NC - Sitting on the patio felt the whole earth rumble for about ten seconds
  • Durham - Approx 3 seconds shaking the bed. No damage
  • Apex - I was sleeping and suddenly I felt that it was shaking in a moderate way for about 5 seconds.
  • Chapin - Light shaking
  • Mount Airy. N.c. - Moderate shaking
  • Pacolet SC - Light shaking
  • Morganton - Light shaking
  • Monroe - I felt the entire house shake. Not violently but more like if you where in a car riding over rumble sticks
  • Charlotte - 10-15 seconds. I heard creaking and thought it was sudden wind outside, then realized the bed was shaking.
  • High Point - Very weak shaking
  • Greensboro - No damages, everything rattled and bed was shaking, lasted for like 15 seconds
  • Reidsville - Lasted about 30 seconds.
  • Greensboro - Light shaking
  • Oak Ridge - House shook for about 5 seconds. It felt like something was running across the roof. My daughter said her bedding was shaking.
  • West Statesville NC - Our entire house shook for about 15 or so seconds. All is well. We are about 1.5 hours South of Sparta.
  • maiden - Half of the house was shaking it felt like my chair I was sitting in was on top of an unbalanced washing machine and it sounded like a huge truck passing by
  • Spruce pine NC - Spruce pine nc 8:10 am shook house pretty good. 20 seconds heard far off rumble. Heard things rattling in house very briefly.
  • Swannanoa - Just poured a cup of coffee and laid back in bed. Felt like someone had grabbed the house and shook it back and forth
  • Spartanburg - I was sleeping and my bed was shaking and woke me up. It shook for a couple of seconds that I know of.
  • Marietta GA - Woken up shortly after 8am by the bed shaking slightly for approximately 20 seconds
  • North Charlotte - 2-3 seconds
  • Simpsonville, SC - No damage - just lots of memories of one I went through before.
  • Hays - Woke up to the walls shaking, stuff on the walls moving. Freaky. Matthew 24:7
  • Taylorsville - 3-5 seconds shaking , no damage
  • Old Fort, NC - 4 seconds; bed was shaking
  • Charlotte - House was shaking for about 10 seconds.
  • Morristown - Light shaking
  • Union, SC - I woke to bed shaking and sounds on roof and walls.
  • Gastonia - I darn near pissed myself. I thought some asshole ram their car to the side of me barn but it didn't stop shaking for the whole 5 seconds. It was a call to Jesus moment for me. The end times is nigh friends.
  • Bluff City - 3-5 second vibration
  • Old Fort - The house shook hard two times back to back. It felt like it was falling off its pillars. It caused my wife's coffee to spill, and it was sitting in her lap. Had our dog on high alert as I went outside just knowing that something had hit the house. Nope. To my surprise.
  • Archdale - We felt the shaking here. Felt the bed shaking and monitors and lamps were shaking. When shaking started it scared our dog.
  • Raleigh, NC - Weak shaking
  • Waxhaw - Woke up after feeling my bed shake Thought I was dreaming Then an earthquake notice popped up on my phone No damage that I can tell at this time
  • Wilkesboro - Strong vibrations for less than one minute
  • Thomasville - Moderate shaking
  • Barboursville - I was on the couch reading the news and felt three rumbles, as though someone was walking on the same floorboards in the next room. However, no one was there! I have experienced quakes many times. This was a back and forth quake, slightly up and down. 8:09 a.m.
  • Summerfield NC - Rolling shaking lasted about 10 seconds. Really shook couch I was on and things rattled on the shelves. It felt like someone was pushing the couch back and forth and it also felt like the entire downstairs was rolling as it was shaking.
  • Dobson - Very strong shaking
  • Greensboro - Lasted 5 seconds...whole house shook
  • Cheraw, SC - Light shaking for about 5 seconds. Chandelier in dining room rattled.
  • Richlands - rocking motion, I was not moving I was sitting at the kitchen table, began rocking back and forth I noticed my tv wiggling in the other room I thought this must be vertigo but then it stopped only lasted a few moments
  • Morganton - Slightly unenrving feeling shook 10-15 seconds
  • Ruffin - House shaking for about 20 seconds
  • CONCORD - It shake for couple of seconds and there no damaged to my property
  • Blythewood, SC - Doors rattled in their frames & the bed moved for approx 55sec straight.
  • Lawndale - The house whole house shook lightly and the windows rattled. Lasted about10 seconds.
  • Mauldin - shook house woke dogs up
  • Earlysville VA - Weak shaking that lasted about 15 seconds.
  • Blowing Rock, NC - Moderate shaking
  • Hudson - Weak shaking
  • Greenville, SC - Minor shaking that shook my bed for maybe 10 seconds
  • Winston-Salem - Very weak shaking
  • Gainesville - Was asleep and a light shaking of the bed woke me up.
  • Mocksville, NC - I was in bed. My whole bed began shake no and the handles on my jewelry armoire began rattling. This was about 5 seconds.
  • Oxford - 1 second. Felt like a bump
  • Clayton - Lying in bed, felt the bed start shaking, saw the desk shaking and heard the walls and staircase creaking. I live on the 3rd floor of an apartment building. Lasted maybe 5 seconds, around 8:09am.
  • STATESVILLE - Strong shaking
  • Winston salem - No damage. 8:05 am. Duration 5 seconds. Felt light shaking and bathroom door rattled.
  • Lenoir - I was sleep and the shaking woke me up around 8:10.
  • Rock Hill - Windows and furniture rattled enough for me to check to see if there has been any earthquake
  • Boone, NC - 10-15 seconds of light shaking- enough time to get out of bed, go to kids, and go outside.
  • Raleigh - 30-60 seconds. Lights shaking
  • Maggie Valley NC - About 10 seconds of shaking. No damage.
  • Taylors, SC - No damage to property
  • Charlotte - Light shaking
  • Hillsville, VA - Felt like a heavily loaded truck drove right under the house. Lasted about 15-20 seconds
  • Winston-Salem - 15-20 seconds.
  • Hartwell - Around 10 seconds. Shaking enough to make the glasses on the wine rack rattle.
  • Spartanburg, SC - I felt the chair I was sitting in shake for about 1-2 seconds. The doors rattled. Our pets freaked out.
  • Denver - House shook and rattled.
  • Glade Valley NC - I live on the open top of a small mountain. The house shook north to south several times with a loud low rumbling noise, things rattled throughout the house. Lasted 6-10 sec? 8:10a.m.? August 9, 2020
  • Independence - 10-15 seconds Everything shaking in house - pictures, walls, light fixtures shaking. Sounded like a freight train going thru house. No damage.
  • Rock Hill, SC - No property damage. Shaking rattled mirrors in the house. Lasted about five to ten seconds.
  • Waxhaw, NC - 20 seconds of house shaking, son said his bed shook it woke him up out of sleep
  • SPARTANBURG - At 8:09 AM EST I was at my desk when the monitors shook and I noticed the printer on the cabinet shook.
  • Charlotte - 10 seconds of light shaking but the whole apt creaked
  • Demorest, GA - The shaking lasted about 10 seconds. Unaware of any property damage at this time. It was around 8:10 am.
  • Powhatan VA - just some light shaking that rattled our cabinet in the bedroom on the 2nd floor and only lasted 15ish seconds. No damage
  • Winston Salem, NC - Felt and heard shaking of house for several seconds. Doors, floors,cabinets, dishes, everything shaking for 30 to 60 seconds.
  • Snow Camp, nc - Rumbling on roof, Windows rattling. Felt the one in Aug 2011 sitting at desk at UNC Chapel Hill. The building felt like it moved on foundation abt an inch. Had to hold onto desk
  • Wilkesoro - 5-10 seconds of shaking, no noticeable damages
  • Winston-Salem - I was on the couch reading a book. I felt the couch literally shaking. I first thought I was dizzy.
  • Stuart, Virginia - Heard some rattling and felt my house shake, I thought a large truck might have been coming up my driveway. Lasted about 10 seconds
  • Garner - Awaken by light shaking
  • Gastonia, NC - Light shaking
  • Easley - Light shaking
  • Denver, NC - At about 8:08 am today, lasted about 5-6 seconds, loud noise sounded like someone was outside making noise on the roof, light shaking, no damage
  • Kings Mountain - Woke me from dead sleep. Shook for about 10/15 seconds
  • Greensboro - About 10 seconds of shaking at about 8:10 AM. Noticed that the things on my kitchen counter were vibrating.
  • Raleigh - Bed shook and swayed slightly for a few seconds.
  • Maryville - About 8:10 on 8/9 we had about a 3-5 seconds shake. It knocked a collectible off a shelf. House shook. Felt like a large gust of wind.
  • Hendersonville - Lasted about 6 seconds, minor rumbling and creaking of the house.
  • Winston Salem - My rocking chair started rocking on its own, and so did my body while I was laying in the bed. Lasted about 5-7 seconds. No property damage
  • Lexington - Light shaking
  • Concord - Many things shakes and the stairs started to Creek along with other stuff
  • Faith, NC - Laying in bed andd the bed started shaking back and forth for I guess 5-6 seconds.
  • ft mi - light shaking for about 5 seconds...1st time I have felt one here
  • THOMASVILLE - Light shaking
  • Mocksville - Heard a low level boom noise and things shook briefly. Our dog even barked!
  • Yadkinville - A few seconds. Shook my bed. Very scary! No damage. No pictures or anything fell.
  • Biscoe - It shook our home at around 8:05 AM.
  • Asheboro - Shaking lasted about 5 seconds
  • Newberry, SC - 10-15s. Enough to rattle furniture.
  • Ruffin n.c - Approx 3-5 seconds first i heard a sound that hit the roof then the bed began to shake and my dog began barking.
  • Greenville sc - Light shaking
  • Huntersville - 5-10 seconds
  • Pittsboro - No damage, maybe 3-5 seconds of very light shaking. It was like a huge gust of wind passing, but there was no wind.
  • High Point - Shaking lasted no more than 30 seconds. No damage noted.
  • Martinsville - I felt it and it shook my bed for about 20 seconds. I disnt onow what it was.
  • Simpsonville, SC - Shook strongly enough to make a brick house move and make beds shift. My dogs were pacing and anxious. No noticeable damage. This happen around 8:10 AM EST
  • Charlotte - Short rumbling 3-5 seconds knocked hat off shelf in closet. Rumbling felt like and sounded like someone falling out of bed and then rolling a couple times. 2020 is a cursed year!lol
  • Hickory - 15 seconds, woke me up. No damage
  • Marion, NC - At 8:07am we had a couple of seconds of rattling and creaking of my house and objects in the house. It sounded like a very strong gust of wind and thunder shaking the house, but no wind or clouds were outside.
  • Enfield - Shook the bed and walls. No damage. I got up couldn’t figure out what was going on.
  • Jamestown - Sounded like a small boom...a little shaking lasted just a few seconds. No damage
  • Cary - 2-3 second
  • Greensboro - 4 to 5 seconds. Shook the whole apartment......
  • Winston Salem - The whole house was vibrating for about 20 seconds.
  • Columbus NC - Loud crack bed was shaking
  • Kernersville - 20-30 seconds on shaking (walls, beds, tv etc) no apparent damage as of yet
  • Rock Hill - It shook the bed and rattled the blinds for about 10 seconds.
  • Raleigh - The ground and house had significant vibrations. The table on my porch rattled. It lasted for approx. 10 seconds
  • Waynesville, NC - At approximately 8:08 a.m. we began to feel our house shaking in a side to side manner for over 10 seconds and then tapering off. No damage noted. This is the first one we have ever felt.
  • Sparta - Shaking lasted 2-30 seconds. Light items fell off shelf on inner wall.
  • Sophia, North Carolina - Scared me, sitting on porch and door/front wall of house started shaking. Lasted 15-20 seconds
  • Lansing, NC - Heard loud rumble, then building shook for about 4-5 seconds with a second loud rumble.
  • Arden - We felt one or two rolls of movement, followed by some shaking for 10-20 seconds. The shaking was strong enough for objects in the house to make noise.
  • Blowing Rock - Light shaking
  • winston salem - About 5 - 10 seconds
  • Hope Mills NC - I was laying in bed upstairs and felt the whole house shake for like 20 seconds.
  • Kannapolis, NC - Entire house was swayed slightly , items in the house We’re shaking. 10 seconds max- no damage noticed.
  • Chuckey - Walls shattered .. it lasted for couple of seconds .. no property has been damaged .
  • Iron Station - I thought it was a truck going by until the whole house was shaking for about 8 seconds.
  • Columbia, SC - Different people in different rooms reported their beds shaking for about 6 seconds.
  • Concord. Nc - Felt like three unbalanced washing machines were my the house.
  • Mt. Holly - No damage. My bed was shaking and my light was swaying. My long mirror was swaying too. Maybe 5 seconds.
  • Bessemer City - Bessemer City 5 seconds house rumbled
  • Sophia - Was awoken by the shaking. Took a moment to gather my thoughts as it woke me up. Maybe last 5-7 seconds at the most. No visible damage to anything.
  • Julian - Whole house shook for a few seconds.
  • Julian - Whole house shook for a few seconds.
  • Boone - Weak shaking
  • Charlotte North Carolina - 8:20 AM today I felt strong shaking
  • Spindale, NC - At 8:10 this a.m. felt shaking for about 5 - 10 seconds. Heard something rattle but don't know of any damage yet
  • Gastonia, NC - Was laying in bed and felt shaking. Things sitting on my computer desk was shaking. No damage.
  • Winston--Salem - 7-10 seconds of strong shaking.
  • Winston-Salem - Felt the shake.. couple of seconds. Bed shook. Heard other things move
  • Charlotte, NC - Apparently, there were two separate tremors, the second longer and more violent than the first. The second wave shook the house, waking me up around 8:10. My mother, who was already up, confirmed for me that she had felt the shaking as well and informed me of a light “creaking” that had preceded it a few seconds prior to the more sever tremor.
  • Bessemer City - 6 seconds no damage
  • Matthews, NC - the shaking lasted about 2 seconds. We felt the whole house shake. Heard glasses making noise in the kitchen cabinets. It woke me up
  • Harrisburg - Felt it around 8:10am on August 9 2020...I was sitting up in my bed and it felt like a giant was walking on my bed
  • Mocksville - I felt the room shaking and checked outside and felt the floor moving.
  • Simpsonville - Bedroom shook for 5-10 seconds. My other family members in the house didn't feel it. No damage.
  • Clemson, SC - Light shaking
  • Raleigh - Felt two distinct shakes, maybe two seconds apart, each lasting a second or so, while I was sitting on my bed on second floor of house. No property damage.
  • Lincolnton - woke me up. Largest Ive felt in awhile here in lincolnton. Room was shaking for a good 5-6 seconds. Family and friends with 2 miles felt it and one felt it in granite falls.
  • Columbia, SC - Very weak shaking
  • Winston-Salem - Shook about 15 seconds.
  • Kingsport - Maybe 8 secs, no damage. Just heard small items rattling on shelves. I was on first floor of house and did not feel anything.
  • Huntersville - Bathroom mirror rattled on the wall for about 10 seconds and it sounded like someone was running around the house.
  • Near Midland NC - Had one small shock that lasted about 2 seconds then a stronger shock that lasted closer to 10 seconds. Shook the house and doors.
  • Troutman, NC - Thought AC was kicking on, realized it was probably an earthquake when did not see trees saying, but the house was creeking for about 10 seconds. No damage.
  • Greenville - Shaking for a out 3-5 seconds
  • Lincolnton, NC - Bed shaking
  • Concord - I was lying in bed and the house and bed felt like it was vibrating and things were rattling that I've never heard rattle before. And then like always my dogs started to look around at me and each other and began barking. It's a particular way they only do during an earthquake.
  • York SC - Light shaking
  • Claremont, NC - About 6-8 seconds. Everything was shaking
  • Greensboro - I was awakened by my bed shaking!!! Happened approx. 8:05am.
  • Ellenboro NC - Probably about 5-8 seconds @ 8:08. Strong enough to see and feel. No damage known.
  • Ellenboro NC - Probably about 5-8 seconds @ 8:08. Strong enough to see and feel. No damage known.
  • Thomasville - Moderate shaking
  • Vale n.c. - Wife yelled earthquake,thought she was crazy. Only lasted a few seconds.
  • Union Mills - Rattled doors and windows. Lasted a few seconds.
  • Boomer - Rolling shake like large track hoe driving right beside the house. Start to finish approximately 20 to 30 seconds.
  • Columbia - very weak shaking at 8:09am lasting about 3 seconds.
  • Charlotte - I live on 3rd floor in apartment, it was around 8:11am. Whole building shook like anything.
  • Durham - about 5 seconds
  • Greensboro - Moderate shaking
  • Traphill - There was a sudden jolt, about 3 seconds of strong shaking and then 4 seconds less intense but steady shaking. Cows and horses outside were mildly alarmed.
  • Hickory, North Carolina - 3-5 seconds of active shaking which rattled the doors, windows, items on the walls and on the table.
  • Arcadia, NC - No damage. Item fell of shelf. Lasted about 3-5 seconds.
  • Greensboro - Felt like someone had crashed into my house, course I was half awake. Knew something like a earthquake had happened.
  • Hickory - About 3 min
  • Icard - Light shaking to start, enough to make house make a few popping sounds. Then mild shake/ vibration after. Lasted 3 to 5 seconds.
  • Hiddenite - Around 15 seconds. German shepherd in my lap growling 30 second before I felt anything. Visual movement of objects on wall, and my drink toppled over.
  • Pleasant Garden - Heard the rumble and windows shook. Jerked me awake
  • Durham, NC - I just happened to be standing quietly inside at that moment (about 8:08am by the clock next to me). It lasted perhaps one second. No damage. I was reminded strongly of the downtown Durham gas explosion last year when the blast front blew past.
  • Forest, VA - Lasted about 10 seconds and shook the house walls. Have not inspected the brick veneer exterior walls and chimney but suspect no damage.
  • Raleigh - 3 - 5 seconds of light shaking; no damage. Dizzy afterwards.
  • Columbus North carolina - My whole house and everything in it was shaking. It lasted about 15 seconds
  • Gastonia - 10-15 seconds of shaking! No damage as far I can tell
  • Greenville - Woke up to my bed lightly swaying at 8am in the second story for about 10 seconds. No visible damage.
  • Mill spring - Felt entire house shake - thought a semi was driving by.
  • Belmont, NC - Light shaking
  • Finger close to Mt Pleasant - In bed felt house tremble
  • Woodstock GA - Bed shaking for about 15 seconds
  • Glenville - Felt the house shaking about 10 seconds. Im from So. California so I recognized what I thought was an earthquake and got up only for it to stop.
  • Concord, NC - No damage Done. It woke me up and when I felt the shake it last about 5-10 seconds. I saw my furniture moving and my bed was shaking.
  • Mebane - It started as a vibration then the appliances started to shake then back to vibration. Lasted a total of 30 seconds.
  • Raleigh nc - It lasted around 5-7seconds. Our bed was shaking badly then we woke up . My son was playing and his computer and chair was shaking.
  • Honea Path, SC - Very weak shaking
  • Buford area, Lancaster SC - My recliner felt like it was swaying side to side. I first thought it was going to fall until I realized my wife was feeling the same thing sitting on the loveseat beside me. No sound, just shaking that lasted long enough to talk about it being an earthquake before it stopped.
  • Roanoke Va - Woke my husband and i up, bed shaking 2 - 3 seconds.
  • Lenoir - Noticed bed moving back and forth (jell-o type motion) enough to wake me up. Bathroom wall lights bouncing.
  • Greensboro - My couch started to tremble lightly and then my frames on my wall began to shake.
  • West End - Siting in bed drinking coffee and the bed and wall behind me started to shake for about 5 seconds
  • Mooresville - Woke up at 8:10 because of the house shaking and rumbling noise. lasted a couple seconds.
  • boomer - Not to my knowledge.
  • Charlotte - Charlotte- at about 8:06 am, the building shaking for about 6 seconds.
  • Midland ,NC - Light shaking
  • Waxhaw, NC - I felt my couch shake and my hanging plants were swinging. It lasted only a few seconds.
  • Clayton NC - The house and beds were shaking about 8:08am Lasted 8-10seconds
  • Raleigh nc - It lasted around 5-7seconds. Our bed was shaking badly then we woke up . My son was playing and his computer and chair was shaking.
  • Charlottesville - Maybe 10 seconds, felt upstairs in house. Got me to check USGS to confirm.
  • Colfax - The shaking woke me up from sleep at about 8:00 am.
  • CHERRYVILLE - 10 seconds of shaking probably. Books fell off shelf. Bed was shaking and windows were rattling. The dog was scared a d barking.
  • Taylorsville - Light shaking
  • Hamptonville - My Whole house was shaking and I woke up because my bed was shaking, Me and my dad both went running to the living room, and my mom was in the kitchen, when I first felt it I thought there was an explosion from a transport truck, is happend for 5-10 seconds, I can remember correctly
  • Efland, NC - 3 seconds of shaking.
  • Huntersville - Woke up from a light sleep to shutters rattling and slight shaking
  • Holly Springs NC - Bed shook twice for about 3-4 seconds
  • Nantahala - Shaking lasted maybe 3 seconds , whole house shook
  • Statesville - Moderate shaking
  • Richburg sc - Storm door rattled .Clock chimes ,Wine glasses on rack clinked together.about 2 minutes about 9;15 am on 7/9/2020
  • Charlotte - I live in a townhouse in south Charlotte. Some shaking and swaying of my house. Enough that I new immediately what was going on.
  • Mauldin - TV, lamps and bed shook for about 5-10 seconds.
  • Greensboro - That was kind of weird
  • Huntersville - I was sitting on my couch and felt the house shake and sway a bit. It lasted about 10-15 seconds.
  • King NC - Light shaking lasted about 4 seconds
  • Holly Springs - While sitting on my bed around 8:15am this morning, I felt shaking and things were shaking on my entertainment center.
  • Angier - Maybe lasted 8 to 10 seconds, no damage
  • Lexington, NC - I was laying here and my AC turned on, then my walls and bed started shaking. I thought it was messed up lol.
  • GREENSBORO - 1 or 2 seconds
  • Galax - 5-10 seconds of shaking the entire house and woke everyone at approximately 8 am. Not aware of any damage at the time
  • Wilson - Weak shaking lasted about 5-10 seconds.
  • Charlotte - Woke up to my bed shaking and shower door rattling.
  • Piedmont - 30 seconds Windows and China cabinet rattled and shaking was felt. Cat reacted. No damage.
  • Oak Island, NC - Oak Island, NC. Lasted about 20 seconds. No damage.
  • Charlotte - i was in my bed. Felt it for about 5-10 seconds
  • Gastonia - Everything in the house shook.
  • Columbia, SC - Lasted maybe 5-10 seconds. Thought I hit the fridge when I opened it at first, looked around and noticed other things shaking.
  • 28173 - For 5-6 seconds, between 8:05 and 8:08 am, there was a pulsing, rolling sensation in about two waves while I was seated indoors. It felt like a very, very heavy truck was passing. I heard no sounds from a truck or from objects moving.
  • Fairview, NC - Initially heard an item on my mantle softly tapping. Heard a soft rumble, then the whole house shook, briefly.
  • Columbia, SC - Shook for about 5 seconds
  • Charlotte nc - Heard a strange noise and the bed started shaking for about less then a min.
  • Belmont, NC - It woke me up. I'd guess the shaking lasted about 6 seconds? No property damage from what we can tell.
  • Damascus, VA - Whole house shook. Very brief. Between 8:05 and 8:10am
  • Bethune - Slight shaking lasted a few shaking no damage
  • Lynch Station, Va - Shortly after 8am, heard low rumble then the sound of the roof popping like rainfall on it. This was followed immediately by about 2-3 seconds of light shaking that caused some balanced items in the office to fall.
  • Cornelius N.C. - Wow, what’s going on, lasted about 15 seconds
  • Athens, GA - At about 8:10am I was laying alone in my bed, and my bed shook for about 10-15 seconds.
  • Trinity - Frightened the dog, minor shaking in the house
  • Taylors, SC - Light shaking woke me up. My whole room was shaking for about 5-10 seconds. I woke up confused and couldn't figure out what happened!!
  • Charlotte - I was standing and my legs vibrated and the dish in the drain rattled, my husband's chair rocked.
  • Bostic ,NC - I was getting breakfast ready and felt a light shake , I have not feel before , I knew it was an earthquake and look on my cell phone
  • High Point - Felt light shaking throughout the house and the pets were running around and appeared confused.
  • Yanceville - One second, just a jolt . No apparent damage
  • Fletcher - Lasted 3 - 4 seconds
  • Lenoir - Windows shook, and my pool water was moving.
  • Fuquay-Varina - Sitting on the couch watching T.V. and felt the couch shake at approximately 8 a.m. (didn’t think to check exact time when event occurred). Thought I was losing it, but saw some light fixtures were swaying as well.
  • Boiling Springs - 3-5 seconds. Shook the apartment building. No damage.
  • Asheville - Light shaking
  • Mount Airy, 27030, NC - Light shaking
  • Fayetteville - Lasted around 5 seconds. Hanging lights moved.
  • Rock Hill, SC - Very light rumble for about 5 seconds maybe.
  • Greensboro - Woke up to sound of glass case rattling. Felt shaking for about 10-15 seconds. No apparent damage. Enough to make me check if an earthquake had occurred. Began around 8:10am.
  • Troy - Strong shaking
  • Asheboro - Shaking lasted at least 5 seconds but was completely silent. Knew immediately it had to be an earthquake but the more local ones always have a preceding rumble. This one did not and was very similar feeling to the August 2011 Virginia Earthquake.
  • Rowland - Very weak shaking for about 5 seconds.
  • Kings Mountain - I was asleep and thought my boyfriend was shaking me so i woke up
  • Clemmons - Weak shaking
  • Lenoir NC - I felt it and heard it for 7-10 seconds. It woke me up and I rolled over on my back as it stopped.
  • Yadkinville - 10-15 seconds No damage at first look
  • charlotte - I felt it around 8:05 am and it woke me up, it's crazy is the first time I felt an earthquake.
  • Clemmons - Felt the house shake for about 5 seconds.
  • Winston-Salem - Woke me up. Upset my dog.
  • Martinsville - Bed mobed for about 30 seconds
  • Durham - Lasted approx three seconds No damage
  • Stanley NC - Lasted around 8 seconds no damage
  • Durham - shaking on 4th floor of hotel for 15 seconds
  • pinnacle nc - no damage, lived in ca & hi, know the feeling well only lasted a few seconds
  • greensboro - I was sitting in my sunroom with my two dogs and it felt like something was on the top of the flat roof shaking the room. The dogs started barking and this happened twice within 30-60 second.
  • Fuquay Varina - My entire house started to shake for about 20-30 seconds
  • Acworth, Georgia - Hotel room and shook for about 15 seconds
  • Winston-Salem - I felt a strong rumbling which seemed to come from our basement as I was sitting a floor above. It lasted about 5 seconds.
  • Raleigh - Was making breakfast and heard an odd rattling sound. No damages
  • Burlington - Felt bed shaking for about 10 seconds.
  • Deep Gap - Around 8:07 this morning, woke up to what seemed like my washer and dryer shaking the whole house.(But more than normal) The glass doors on the bedroom started clanking. When I looked over the balcony after it stopped, our suspended lights were slightly swinging.
  • Morrisville - Felt like someone was kicking the end of my bed for about 5 seconds. Ignored it until my roommate (who lives on the other side of the house) texted me asking if I felt it too.
  • Charlotte - Lasted for about 20-30 seconds around 8:10 am. No damage just woke us up.
  • Newton - In bed. About 10 or so seconds of swaying and shaking. Unmistakable as an earthquake.
  • Mooresville - Weak shaking
  • Fuquay-Varina - It shook the bed I was laying in.
  • burgaw - I felt the house wobble a bit. We are on stilts.
  • Boone, NC - Woke up to my third floor apartment bed shaking and thought it was my sister pranking me until I realized my entire room was shaking. My sister came running into my room asking if I felt the floor move.
  • Purlear - Loud roaring sound and windows rattling. Glassware in China cabinet clinked and rattled. We could feel the house almost swaying. No known damage. Lasted 6-8 second.
  • Elkin, NC - Woke everyone in my house up with the beds and walls shaking. All the glassware in the house was shaking as well.
  • Concord - Light shaking
  • Wake Forest - Shook the house 2-3 seconds a little after 8am.
  • Carolina Beach - 7th floor of the Hampton Inn on the beach. I felt the couch vibrating and I wondered if it was an earthquake. First time I ever felt one. My husband and daughter slept through it.
  • Chappells - Shook hard enough to wake us up and lasted a few seconds
  • Charlotte - Chair shook. Was sitting outside. My daughter was outside in the RV, she thought we were shaking it.
  • Gastonia - 5mins shaking strong enough to wake me out my sleep, closed open closet doors. I live on the 2nd floor of an apartment building. uncertain of any significant damage.
  • Archdale, NC - we were sitting outside and thought something had fell on the house. Our neighbors came out saying they had bad shaking.
  • Wendell, NC - Very weak shaking
  • Atlanta - About 5 seconds of vibration and house creaking noises
  • Denver - Shaking not long, thought my adjustable bed had a problem. A folded up cardboard box fell in a closet preventing the door from being opened.
  • Fort Mill, SC - Bed was shaking, thought the dog was having a nightmare. Then heard what I thought was a loud gust of wind but it was the entire house shaking.
  • Apex - Felt by everyone in the house. Kids awakened by shaking that lasted ~ 5s or less
  • Archdale - Moderate shaking for about 5 seconds. No damage.
  • Hendersonville - About 10 seconds of very light shaking
  • Marion, NC - No damage. Initial tremor less than ten seconds. Two following tremors of perhaps two seconds each.
  • Folly Beach - Sitting on my deck looking at the water and felt a strange “slow” shaking for just a few seconds.
  • Johnson City - My husband & I both felt like we were in a massage chair. A rolling, swirling, feeling. Objects on tables and shelves clinking. Vibrations and shaking felt through the floor.
  • Mooresville - Moderate shaking
  • Denver, NC - 10-15 seconds
  • Gastonia - I was in bed and felt it moving moderately strong. I live in an apartment complex on the ground floor. No damage that I am aware of. Lasted about 3 - 5 seconds.
  • Trinity nc - We had just woke up and was laying in bed it started shaking so I got up because usually the dog gets under the bed and when she is ready to go outside she shakes the bed. But she wasn’t in there this time, then I went out side and the neighbor asked if I felt it
  • Anderson - Anderson, SC, light shaking lasting a 5-10 seconds and what sounded a bit like a distant sonic boom that rattled windows around 8:10am EDT..
  • Marion Nc - Felt the rv shake for a few seconds. No damage.
  • Raleigh - Woken up by bed shaking. Lasted about 10 seconds after waking up. Undeniable earthquake/felt entire apartment complex shaking.
  • North Chesterfield - Approx. 8:05 A.M. Was on laptop then all of a sudden see it rock left to right, feeling the sensation also. Lasted a few seconds. No damage, just terribly odd sensation.
  • Lynchburg - Woke everybody else in the house.
  • Midway - The house started creaking as if the wind was blowing really hard, however, the leaves were not moving on the trees. I have a file on my desk in which some papers fell off. Only lasted about 5 seconds at approximately 8:08am.
  • Salisbury - Lasted 2 seconds. Took a out 2 seconds to realize what it was. Haven't notice any physical damage yet
  • Newport, SC - Shook the bed and rattled house for about 10 seconds.
  • Charlotte - Roughly 3-4 seconds of strong shaking. Short and sharp increase in shaking and then it went away.
  • Charlotte - No property damage that I can tell but the house and my bed shook terribly for about 6-10 seconds.
  • Asheville - Strongest I've felt in Asheville, lived here since 1965. Closed doors actually rattling in doorframes. Lasted approximately 10-15 seconds.
  • Morganton - Roaring sound ten seconds before and after. Rocking lasted 10-12 seconds, no damage.
  • Black Mountain, NC - Maybe 3 seconds. No apparant damage.7
  • boone - Light shaking
  • Harrisburg - I heard this loud sound and the entire house seemed to be shaking. I wondered if we were suddenly having wind gusts and then it stopped.
  • Fort mill - Around 8:10 am felt the house shake for about 3-6 seconds
  • Winston Salem - About 6 secs of shaking. Felt like kids were jumping on bed! (My first earthquake)
  • Bostic - Shaking for about 10 seconds
  • Greensboro - No damage shaking from about 20-25 secs
  • Stoneville nc - Light shaking
  • Raleigh - Light shaking
  • Winnsboro sc - 4 to 5 seconds of shaking. Haven't looked to see if any damages were done yet. This is an old building
  • Winston Salem - I felt my building shake for maybe 1-2 seconds. At first it felt like someone slamming a door really hard, and walking heavily on the floor above me, but I live on the top floor! It got stronger for a second, and then stopped. No damage.
  • Lake Lure, North Carolina - The one I felt was at 8:05 not at midnight.
  • Winston Salem - It was strong enough to wake me from sleeping. My bed and house shook. My daughter came downstairs and asked if we just had an earthquake.
  • COLUMBUS - We used to live in CA so knew right away this was a quake. Lasted about 30 seconds at least 4 waves. Rattling of dishes throughout the house and pendant light jiggled. Husband felt it on the couch too.
  • Hickory - Shaking , rattling sound while in bed woke me up.
  • Columbia SC - Asleep in my hotel. I was awoken due to the bed shaking. I’m on the 6 th floor of the Hilton Hotel near Assembly Street. Lasted approx 5 seconds
  • Augusta - A few seconds I thought my cat was doing something to my bed but she can't shake it like that it was just weird.... Then it was over
  • Apex - The whole house shook. My bed shaking woke me up
  • Winston Salem - 15-20 seconds no apparent damage
  • Indian Trail, NC - I definitely felt it. The bed was shaking and other furniture in my room a little for about 10 seconds or so. I’m on the second floor and could hear the exterior wall and the window creak some. No damage that I know of.
  • PFAFFTOWN - i felt light shaking and heard glasses and dishes rattle for approximately 2 seconds i think. It was my first earthquake experience ever. Didn't realize it was an earthquake until someone posted on Twitter about it.
  • Star, NC - no damage, lasted around 3 seconds. It shook our 2 story house. We thought a tree had fallen nearby but realized it was an earthquake when I saw others posting on Facebook.
  • Charlotte - Sitting outside, we felt moderate shaking for 5-10 seconds.
  • Sumter - Sitting at the dining table eating breakfast and felt a weird feeling, looked up and noticed the light lightly swaying and the window blinds pull string moving. Caught it on video.
  • Lexington - lite shaking, no damage noticed, swimming pool water was moving in a rocking motion
  • Marietta, Ga - I was sitting on my deck and it started moving. My dog started barking.
  • East Bend - Last around 25 seconds. Pictures on walls shook and items fell off shelves. Entire 2 story home shook.
  • Tobaccoville - At 8:08 or 8:09 am, a small weak tremor from the ground, no damage or cracking noises in the house. Nothing moved or fell.
  • Simpsonville - Weak shaking
  • HICKORY - Shaking lasted less than 10 seconds. No damage here
  • Dacusville, South Carolina - Was sitting at the table and felt the floor shaking under my feet. The entire house shook.I quickly started looking to see if there were any earthquakes reported online. Sure enough - I was experiencing an earthquake.
  • Granite Falls - Felt while laying in bed about to fall back asleep and throughout the entire house
  • Winston-Salem - House shook for 5-10 seconds / Woke up household
  • Lewisville - House shook for approx. 10 seconds.
  • Kannapolis - I was laying in bed when I felt the shaking, didn’t know what was happening until I heard my items shaking too, lasted about 5 minutes
  • Waco - about 30 seconds. no damage.
  • Asheville - No damage. Maybe 5-10 seconds.
  • Greensboro - Just a few seconds of rumbling, dogs reacted
  • Burlington, NC - Light shaking of my home at 8:10am. Just enough to rattle the doors. Lasted for around 10 seconds. No damage.
  • Advance - 3-5 seconds. Felt like a strong wind against the house.
  • Charlotte - On border of Mecklenburg and Union county in NC. House shook noticeably for a few seconds. Unsure of damage at this point
  • Cary - Around 5 seconds.
  • Thomasville - Ground and house vibrating at 8:06 am. for approx. 10 seconds. No damage.
  • Taylorsville - Light shaking
  • Winston Salem - House rattled. Sounded like a llarge animal was running on the roof.
  • Atlanta - I had felt the house was shaking. the ground was shaking around 8:10am
  • Asheville, NC - Around 8:15am on Sunday Aug 9th. Light fixture and house shook for a few seconds.
  • Greenville, SC - Lasted 5-10 seconds. We were sitting at our table and it felt like our entire house was shaking. Haven’t felt a quake since living in California, so it was a bit of a surprise. No damage that can be seen as of yet
  • Raleigh - Was laying in bed heard walls shaking felt objects on my nightstand shaking moving
  • Denver - 7.59 am we felt the whole house shake.
  • Asheville, NC - At 8:10 a.m. Lasted about 10 seconds. Felt swaying like a large dog was turning over up against my bed.
  • McLeansville - I was upstairs in a king size bed and my entire bed moved. Lamp was shaking. It scared me.
  • Western North carolina - About 10 seconds, my shaking bed woke me.
  • Augusta, GA - 10-12 seconds
  • Greenville - Light shaking, didn't know it was a earthquake until an hour later.
  • Rock Hill - I was sleeping waiting for my alarm to go off, I turned over on one side and felt continuous weak shaking of my bed and I thought it was nothing and I turned over again then hearing my alarm go off and thought wait what was that ? My boyfriend was already awake in the restroom and I asked him if he felt anything but he didn’t then I go on social media and that’s what had my assumptions corrected.
  • Maiden - Felt distinct shaking, cracking noises, 40 seconds approximate guess.
  • Cary - I woke up from sleep, felt someone was shaking my bed.
  • Kernersville - All the cabinet doors started dishes rattling lasted about 10 seconds
  • Matthews - Vibrating. It felt like someone was rocking my poster bed maybe 5-7 seconds.
  • WINSTON SALEM - Weak shaking/vibration around 10-15 seconds. No damage. Enough to wake us up. Around 8:07 a.m.
  • Spring Lake - Light shaking
  • Lugoff, SC - Two seconds shaking. It was like there was something passing under the house very fast.
  • Rougemont - Couch and wall shaking
  • Belmont - Light shaking
  • Greenville, South Carolina - In bed on upper floor, woke me up, felt like I was swaying along with my room
  • Rock Hill SC - Weak shaking
  • Blountville - Just after 8:00am, light shaking, no damage
  • Archdale - Felt house shake for a few seconds. Woke me up. No observed damage to brick & mortar structure.
  • Greensboro - House started to shake for a few seconds. Bed started shaking pretty strongly, looked to see if someone was at the foot of the bed shaking it. Then both the house and bed shook about the same. Max of 30 seconds, no damage.
  • Garner - It woke me up. Felt like it sometimes does when a military helicopter flies low overhead - everything in the house loudly rattling (but without the chopper noise lol). Windows and pictures shook.
  • WinstonSalem o - Shaking sounded like a storm
  • Hickory - Twice. Just seconds apart. Rumbling and sound. No damage.
  • Mooresville - Last about 10 to 15 seconds
  • Welcome, NC - Welcome, NC (North of Lexington, NC) Shaking enough wake me and to make the pictures rattle against the wall - 5-10 seconds.
  • Greenville - glass top table and iron base shaking, plates rattling on walls, a few seconds, maybe 10 or so, thought a huge truck was rumbling outside..ofcourse it was the earthquake
  • Lexington - We awoke to our walls shaking and our bows banging off the wall. Lasted 5 to 10 seconds App.8:07
  • Charlotte - Light shaking lasting about 10-15 sec. Shook second story of the house. Kinda scary.
  • Conover, NC - Laying on the couch, and a decent shake started. Never felt a earthquake before so i was unsure if that was it or not!!
  • spartanburg - felt like something huge landed on the roof, then, pretty good shaking and rattling though out the house for several seconds, then it fizzled out.
  • Connelly springs - Moderate shaking
  • Winston-Salem - Rolling/swaying first then followed by shaking. 10-15 seconds total.
  • Anderson - Lasted only a few seconds, picture hanging on my dining room wall started vibrating. This happened twice within a few seconds. No damage done.
  • Harrisburg - felt bed shaking and some rattling for about 10 seconds, don't think there's any damage.
  • Columbia - I was in bed and felt the bed shaking Ran downstairs where my Son said he felt the couch shaking. My planters upstairs was rattling
  • NC - Lasted about 30 seconds everything shaking and rattling. Woke me up from a dead sleep
  • Warrensville - 3-6 seconds. Sounded like a really loud truck or someone upstairs jumping hard
  • Nebo, NC - Shook for approximately 10 seconds. Was in bathroom and could see liquid soap moving in the bottles. House made popping sounds.
  • Chharlotte - About some 30-40 seconds, the tv on bedroom table started shaking, it’s a pretty big tv and one family member said they heard the ceiling kind of crack and they king size bed move.
  • Clayton, NC - I was asleep when I was awakened by the sound of my dresser and head board of our bed tapping the wall. For a split second I thought maybe it was the train by our house but then it felt stronger and then I knew this has to be an earthquake so I started praying - It felt like some of the rolling tremors I remembered waking up to in Lima Peru when - was a little scary but our property is on a big vein of granite and out bedroom is upstairs so i think that may have amplified the effect of it more
  • Thomasville - Light shaking
  • Gastonia - I work 3rd shift and had just drifted off to sleep when my couch I was sleeping on shook so bad I thought someone had run into my house. Scared me to death. Very strong shaking!! Very scary. 2020 level 7 of Jumangi!
  • Lexington - I could feel the rolling affects and some shaking. Lights were swinging. My house was shaking some. Nothing like what I have felt being from California.
  • Cleveland, GA - We are camping, I’m having coffee outside and I felt the ground shaking, looked up and the camper was shaking.
  • Sophia, N.C. - I started to feel a light shaking of our home and as the shaking continued to grow in strength I jumped up to catch a lamp that almost feel off a shelf . The shaking lasted about 10 seconds from light to moderate shaking having not experiencing this feeling before it has me shaken .
  • Holden Beach - 5 to 10 seconds light shaking!
  • Francisco - Was asleep and woke me up. All the things on my dresser and tables were shaking. The house was making noises like when a house settles
  • Riner, VA - Minor shaking for about 5 seconds, door creaked a little. Woke up my husband. No damage.
  • High point - Approx 8:08 am. Shaking lasted about 3-4 seconds
  • Cary - Chair I was sitting in. Felt house shake. Blinds rattle. Watched fliers/vase shake. 30 seconds
  • Conover nc - Hear sound like strong wind and then felt house and floor shaking, rolling sensations
  • Greer SC - the shaking occurred around 8:10 am this morning, August 9, 2020 and last for about 5 seconds - I am unsure if there are any small fractures or any other minor damage .. but no known damage.
  • Hickory - A good 30seconds, the wood fence front porch cracked and one wood on the balcony cracked.
  • Winston salem - Around 0800 was sitting in chair and felt like something bumping chair for a couple of seconds, didn’t think much of it until I heard the news
  • Hendersonville - 3 seconds, no apparent damage. Living room ceiling light wobbled!
  • Red bank - It lasted between 20-30 seconds. It shook my solid brick home and rattled the windows. I was in bed and when it began it shook my bed enough to get my attention, then I heard the glass in the windows start rattling.
  • Cornelius - Felt moderate shaking while sitting on the back deck a little after 8:00 am. The shaking lasted about 5 seconds.
  • Raleigh - My house creaked and I felt my bed shake.
  • High Point - Lasted a few seconds, bookshelf shook visibly.
  • Kannapolis - Awaken by windows shaking for several seconds. I thought it was thunder storm, but it wasn’t.
  • RALEIGH - Felt my bed shaking and heard the vibration from the mirror on the wall. It lasted only a few seconds.
  • Greeneville TN - I was at the fridge getting water the top of fridge moved side to side about 1/2”. Don’t think we have any damage.
  • Statesville - Rumbling for 3-5 secs. Enough to wake me up
  • Greensboro - No damage observed
  • Holly Springs - 15 Seconds. Shook chairs & beds.
  • Charlotte, NC - Light shaking
  • Raleigh - Shook the house- closet doors rattled. Lasted 15 seconds.Time was about 8:10 AM 8.9.2020. No damage.
  • easley, sc - It was enough to wake me up. No damage about 5 seconds
  • Charlotte - Light shaking
  • Winston Salem - I was lying in bed and I just felt the house rumbling . It was scary
  • Raleigh, NC - Lasted about a minute. I was in bed and the bed was shaking and I just laid there but I could hear the windows shaking a little as well.
  • Charlotte - It felt like a tree fell, but it lated 5-10 seconds.
  • Moore - Heard it more than felt it.China cabinet vibrated for about 30 seconds.
  • Madison - Doors shaking around 5-7 seconds
  • Rock Hill SC - Moderate shaking
  • Wendell - No property damage. Felt shaking for about 30 seconds.
  • Browns Summit - Just lasted maybe a few seconds Haven't noticed any damage. Will take a closer look.
  • Rockingham - Setting in living room, shaking of my home for about 20-30 seconds.
  • Clemmons - Heard rumbling, shook whole house for about 3-5 seconds Sunday mornining. Heard a bump late last night. No apparent damage. Birds still singing!
  • Cary - Around 8:10 I felt my bed shake and items on my shelf rattle. Freaky feeling.
  • Fayetteville - At work in hospital. Felt like head and body were moving in opposite directions. Lasted a few seconds.
  • Wilkesboro - Stronger shaking for about 8 seconds, eased for few seconds, than shaking again for about another 3 seconds.
  • Charlotte Nc - Lasted about ten seconds.
  • Raleigh - 3-4 seconds
  • Charlotte - Felt shaking for about 20 seconds. Started light and then was a bit more serious like someone was grabbing my bed and shaking it and then died down again
  • Pineville - Around 8:04-8:08 am we felt light shaking in 2 different rooms in the house. Only lasted about 10-20 seconds. It shook the bed. It woke my son up.
  • Boiling Springs - I was upstairs, felt the house swaying
  • Simpsonville, SC - Felt shaking for approximately 3 seconds as I was getting out of bed. No damage. Another family member did not feel the quake.
  • Washington DC - Shake,stop,shake,stop,shake
  • Kannapolis, NC - Definite shaking for approximately 10 to 30 seconds. Blinds visibly shaking, door moving, hanging pots in kitchen tinkling. My animals were startled and perked ears up at beginning and during shaking. It scared one-year-old lab.
  • Salisbury - Lasted 5 seconds. Walls and shelves shaking.
  • Tyro, NC/Lexington,NC - Bed was shaking, dishes Rattling, stuff fell, walls creaking. 45sec
  • Charlotte - I was walk out of a dream so I can’t really say how long and it’s entirety but I experienced it for about I don’t know 7 to 10 seconds
  • Kingsport - No damage. Shaking lasted 2-3 seconds.
  • Liberty NC - Was sitting on my deck and it began rocking.
  • Greeneville - 4-5 seconds of shaking.
  • Yadkinville - mild shaking. 8-10 sec. No apparent damage.
  • Statesville - shaking for about 10 seconds, felt a little like rolling
  • Raleigh, NC - My house shook and objects rattled. This was a strange sensation!
  • Fort Mill - Maybe 15 seconds. The windows rattled and shower door.
  • Abingdon, VA - Sitting on back deck around 8:00 am. Deck was vibrating and shaking. Felt like vibrations from a huge machine.
  • Asheville NC - About 10 seconds of shaking....shook my entire back porch.
  • Asheville - I'm on the eleventh floor of the Battery Park Sr. Apts. building at 1 Battle Square. I looked at the clock after the few seconds I felt the building shake ( maybe three seconds, more or less). The time was 8:09 a.m.
  • Raleigh - 5-6 seconds. 4floor, plants swaying, patio furniture shaking/ swaying
  • Lynchburg, VA - Light shaking for about 5 seconds. The coffee in my coffee cup was shaking, I thought a T Rex was coming.
  • Reidsville - Moderate shaking
  • Winston Salem - Lasted about 20 to 30 seconds. It woke me up, the bed was shaking and the walls were popping/creaking.
  • Gastonia, NC - My entire property shook for about 10 seconds. I could see and hear items on my dresser moving. No damage to my property but it did wake up one of my children.
  • Fort Mill - Light shaking
  • Clemmons - I think it was about 15 seconds. It woke me up, it shook my entire bed, room, house.
  • Belmont - Felt 5-7 seconds of shaking that built up to shaking our house. No damage.
  • Lynchburg,VA. - It was a few minutes after 8 am. There was a small shake then 5 seconds later there was a larger shake that lasted approximately 3-5 seconds.
  • Raleigh - That shaking of my bed Woke me up
  • Charlotte - House shook slightly for about 3 seconds, no damage. Cats in house became very quiet.
  • Cary - Woke up with mild shaking of the bed. No damage. Most of the family slept through it. Felt it for 5-10 seconds
  • Kings Mountain - Moderate shaking
  • Ararat VA - Shook the house, woke us up around 8am, lasted about 30 seconds - 1 minute
  • Jamestown - Objects shaken off shelf. Duration was 15 to 30 seconds
  • Gastonia - Didnt know what was going on..Houses shaking whole houses was about 5 to 10 sec.
  • Stokesdale - Rattle the house and shook the bed for about 10 seconds at exactly 808 this morning
  • Greer, SC - 10 seconds, shook house, rattled glass cabinets, shook furniture, l
  • Matthews - Less than 10 seconds
  • Olin - My whole house was shaking for 20-30 seconds. I was talking on the phone with someone in North Wilkesboro, NC that felt it as well.
  • Raleigh - Shaking of my bed less than 1 min
  • Winston Salem - 8:10 - was shaking pretty strong for about 30+ seconds, no damage done.
  • Winston-Salem - Lasted about 8 seconds. The house shook but I haven’t seen any damage.
  • Fancy gap, virginia - House was shaking for about 10-20 seconds. No damage
  • Wilkesboro - No damage
  • Huntersville - Light shaking
  • Lexington NC - Weak shaking
  • Milton, Georgia - Swaying felt for 10 seconds
  • Clayton - Shaking lasted about 10 seconds, shook my whole house and woke me up
  • Lenoir - lasted about 5 -6 sec. Furniture rattled, walls shook - chair on the porch wobbled back and forth. Sounds of deep rumbling from all around.
  • Knightdale - Garage doors shaking as if strong wind gust but no wind.
  • Kernersville - Moderate shaking
  • Hurdle Mills NC - no noticable damage. House shaking, pictures rattling,pets disturbed during it. Lasted about 5 seconds.
  • Semora, North Carolina - Around 8 AM EST felt weak shaking
  • Greensboro, NC - I have about 8 large potted house plants on a table and they were all shaking and rattling softly. The continued to shake their leaves for about a minute. I was sitting on the couch and could feel the shaking.
  • Charlotte - We was in home and shake a little but we feel it
  • Greensboro, North Carolina - Shaking for a couple seconds. No apparent damage to the property.
  • Piney Creek - Woke me up and my bed was still shaking at 8:10 am.
  • woodruff - bed shook
  • Cana va - Pictures stacked against the wall fell, waking me. Went back to sleep and shortly afterwards, 8:05 or so woke again to shaking and what sounded like thunder. Chandeliers were swinging. No known damage.
  • Moore SC - 5 seconds Beds shaking both upstairs and down around 8:07 am . No damage identified.
  • Brown Summit - Weak shaking
  • Charlotte - Felt it in my chair through the floor secretary/desk shook about 10 seconds
  • Bedford , VA - 2-3 seconds, less then increased. Woke my family up from sleep on 2nd floor of house. No apparent damage.
  • Mount Airy - Loud rumbling and shaking. Lasted about 5 seconds. No property damage that I know of
  • Pacolet - Still laying in bed and felt entire bed start shaking. I assumed it was one of my dogs getting a quick itch in but when it proceeded a few seconds, I looked up to notice my dogs both as confused as I. At climax windows rattled for 2 or so seconds. 10-15 second entirety
  • Greensboro - It woke me out of my sleep. Lasted about 2-4 minutes
  • Holly Springs - 5 seconds
  • PINEVILLE - Our dog started running around & was very upset when the shaking was happening. It only lasted a few seconds though.
  • Mooresville - Light shaking
  • GAINESVILLE 20155 - In bed, bed stared shaking gently back and forth and continued to shake for 10-15 seconds. Wife, from southern California, knew immediately that we were experiencing an earthquake.
  • Charlotte - House was shaking for approx 30 sec- could’ve been longer as it woke me up. Pictures rattled and one fell over, bed frame shook to the point it made marks on wall. Spooky!
  • Bristol, TN - Computer monitors shaking, water in bottles rocking, windows lightly rattling, woke one person because bed was shaking, and shelf items were rattling
  • Raleigh, NC - Light shaking
  • Boonville - 10-15 seconds. Felt couch shaking and heard loud rumbling noise like a train passing by.
  • Roan Mountain - Light shaking, dresser handles rattling
  • Charlotte - I felt my bed shaking and windows rattle.
  • Appomattox, Va - Felt throughout my area
  • Atlanta - Maybe 5 seconds felt the bed shaking just slightly and the handle on the drawers in the room rattled. Son felt it down stairs as well while sitting in the floor
  • Wake Forest NC - I was waking up when I felt my bed shaking. I looked up and my mirror on my wall was swaying back and forth.
  • Young Harris - Felt the couch shake, thought my daughter was doing it and she thought I was doing it. Felt like a back and forth swaying, lasted 10 seconds or so
  • Taylors, SC - Eating at the breakfast table, felt the house shaking (floors, walls, ceiling), thought it was the wind. Nope. No rattling and no immediately apparent damage.
  • Easley, SC - Light shaking
  • Barnardsville - Brief rattling for a few seconds. Window shade cords swayed a bit. Thought a large tree had fallen near the house.
  • Virginia - Very weak shaking
  • Cary - About 10 to 15 seconds
  • Columbia, SC - Weak shaking
  • Charlotte, North Carolina - No Damage, but one hell of a wake-up call! I didn't expect to get hit by an earthquake if you can call it that. Did not last for more than a minute(at least what I was awake for).
  • Wake Forest - Shaking felt inside house
  • Winston-Salem - Weak shaking
  • Morganton - I heard it before i felt. Maybe because of the mnts. Last about 15 seconds
  • Charlotte, NC - really just a couple of mild jolts
  • CLEMMONS - Entire House jerked 3 times
  • Mint hill - Felt house shaking about 8:10 am.
  • Edisto Beach - Very weak shaking
  • Arnoldsville GA - My husband and I were on two different sofa’s and both felt our sofa moving, lasting about 20 seconds
  • Burlington - Floor and windows shook for just a couple seconds
  • WINSTON SALEM - My son was standing and really felt it. I wondered who was shaking the sofa.
  • Chapel Hill - About 3 seconds of shaking, no damage
  • Fries, VA - woke up to my bed shaking at 8.10 am. i live in Fries, VA...no apparent damage...chickens and animls reacting.
  • Columbia - No damage to our home. Was still waking up in bed, but I felt the house trembling for maybe about 20 seconds. My 6 year old son said he heard something "fall down in the attic".
  • Maiden - Never felt earthquake before, will never forget. Didn't last more then 5-7 seconds, but on top of a crap year, this is all we need now
  • Durham - House made unusual "settling" noises; rumbling sounds seemed to come from outside; maybe five seconds (we thought it might be a wind gust)
  • Fort Mill - felt like was someone was shaking the bed for over 20-30 seconds
  • Lenoir - Few seconds of shaking. Woke me up. Bed was shaking back and forth.
  • Denver, NC - 5-10 seconds; moved entire building (3-stories); no damage
  • Roseland VA - Felt the whole house shake a bit. Like a strong vibration under my feet.
  • Winston Salem - Lastest 5 to 6 seconds
  • Granite falls - Very scary
  • Summerfield - Light shaking
  • Hickory, NC - Awaken at 8AM by bed shaking.
  • spartanburg sc - wife said 15-20 sec., i only felt briefly, pillows fell off of chairs in living room
  • CHARLOTTE - sitting couch and possibly 35 seconds of strong shaking. Saw windows and side of building vibrating
  • timberlake - I felt the house shaking around 8 am. The earthquake lasted about 30 seconds.
  • Statesville/Olin - Felt bed shaking for approximately 15-20 seconds. House was noisily popping. Woke up entire household.
  • Richmond, Virginia - minor shaking lasted 15-30 seconds. No damage
  • Mooresboro - Lasted about 5 to 15 seconds not really sure
  • Concord - Lasted about 30 seconds total
  • Cana - 10
  • Winston-Salem - At most 10 seconds of everything in the room/the whole house shaking. I looked at the clock when it stopped and it was 8:08 AM.
  • Cary - Sounded like something was climbing around on the roof, shaking the house. Lasted about 10 seconds. No damage.
  • North Carolina - Whole house was shaking for about a minute or shorter .
  • Boone, NC - House shaking rumble indoors. Could see deck moving outdoors. Did not last long...20 to 30 seconds but definitely knew it was earthquake.
  • Kernersville - Lasted about 15-30 seconds. Nothing damaged
  • Asheville - I was/am on the 4th floor of a high-rise building (The Jackson Building) in downtown Asheville sitting at my desk when I noticed that my head and upper body began rocking from side to side several times per second. The rocking lasted a few seconds. As I became aware of the quake, I was about to run outside to safety, but before I rose from my desk, the quake was over.
  • Fuquay Varina NC - I was laying in bed, felt the whole bed shake for about 5 seconds. No damage to house. Very weird!
  • Waxhaw - 10-15 seconds
  • Cary - Very weak shaking
  • Asheboro - Woke up around 8:10am to glasses rattling on my dresser and my bed shook subtly. Lasted for about 5-10 seconds.
  • Cary NC - Less than 10 seconds of light shaking
  • Chapel Hill - Our house shook and everything rattled for a few seconds around 8:10-ish.
  • Trinity - The entire house was shaking for approximately 10 seconds. Everything inside was shaking but no damage
  • Greenville - 2 seconds of light shaking. No known structural damage.
  • York - I thought my wife was kicking the bed. It lasted ling enough to be annoyed and tell her to stop so maybe 30 seconds
  • Snow camp N.C. - Was sleeping. Woke up. Bed shook. House rattled. No damage that I know of.
  • Asheboro - lasted 10-20 seconds. Started with vibrating, then sounded like people were walking upstairs -my husband who was in the basement said it sounded like a bunch of people were jumping on the floor above him nothing fell/broke- shaking pretty strong
  • Willow Spring, NC - I was sitting on my couch around 8:07 and felt shaking. I look up from my phone and see my curtains slightly swaying and our artificial plant leaves bounce lightly around.
  • Asheville - lasted about 15 seconds...no damage...my first ever!!!
  • Gastonia - It shook 5 to 10 seconds. No damage to property.
  • Oak ridge - Sitting at my desk on the second floor of our home. This felt like a small shaker, some creaking, no damage. As someone who lived on the San Andreas Fault for more then 30 years, this one lasted longer.
  • Staley - Heard RUMBLE RUMBLE RUMBLE.3-4 seconds. Sounded like tree limb rolling down roof. Sleepy eyed boys came running downstairs.
  • Burlington - Was laying in bed and bed shook for a good few seconds.
  • Salem - House shook with one good jolt, last only a few seconds.
  • Columbia, SC - No damage. House shook for about 10 seconds
  • Morganton nc - Lasted 8-10 sec house was shaking at 8:07
  • Raleigh - While eating breakfast coffee and water cups started shaking along with our coffee table. Husband and I felt shaking in our legs as our apartment floor began to shudder. Lasted about 15 or so seconds.
  • chapel HILL - a few seconds, made grandfather clock chime
  • Simpsonville, South Carolina - whole house shook for a few seconds but definitely felt it
  • Waxhaw NC - 7-10 seconds of mild shaking. No damage
  • Charlotte - There was some light shaking for about 10-20 seconds. It felt like someone was shaking the house.
  • Sanford - 3-5 seconds light shaking
  • Huntersville - Grew up in CA, so I know an earthquake...just after 8am lying in bed, felt shaking, Closed bedroom door rattling. Thought the cat was trying to get in, but upon opening the door, no cat. Chandelier imperceptibly swaying. Dog, in my bed with me, did not react. No car alarms went off, no excessive bird chirping, no movement of items in the house.
  • Danville, Virginia - Felt it for a couple of seconds, no damage.
  • Mint Hill, NC - Approx 10 seconds of shaking the whole house. Crazy!
  • Winston-Salem - 5 seconds of shaking. Unsure if any damage.
  • Davidson - Less than 5 seconds of the house lightly shaking just after 8 am
  • Greensboro - Lasted about 10 seconds...whole house was shaking. No damages
  • Mooresviille - Shook the walls and rattled the windows for about 15 seconds
  • Cherryville - lasted less than 5 seconds, knocked one thing off of a shelf, no damage
  • Charlotte,Nc - Strong shaking
  • Gaffney, South Carolina - I was lying in bed when I felt the bed shake...glanced up and noticed the dresser mirror vibrating...lasted 3-5 seconds.
  • Morganton - ~20 seconds could feel house shaking and hear furniture rattle. The dogs growled at the event. No damage.
  • Lexington, SC - Light shaking, felt like couch was moving. Pictures on wall slightly shaking. Seemed like it was t here then stopped then there again immediately after. Less than 10 seconds total.
  • Winston Salem - the whole house shook for about 15 seconds or so.
  • Telford, Tennessee - I felt light shaking for a few seconds around 8:07 this morning.
  • Asheboro NC - Felt shaking, lasted 5 seconds or so, no damages
  • Pinebluff - Felt like someone really heavy was walking across the floor for about 5 seconds.
  • Mount Airy - Woke my wife and I from sleeping. Shook the house for a good while.
  • Valle Crucis, NC - Felt like something hit the house, but the house kept moving! Small aftershock helped us realize it was an earthquake. This was the strongest I had felt since living here (25 years) Not common at all in the Western NC mountains!
  • Raleigh - About 10-15 seconds Enough to rock the mirror on my dresser back and forth My cats noticed it Thought someone was walking across into the room We were still in bed Very weird
  • Lewisville - Moderate shaking
  • Fuquay-Varina - wouldn't have known if it wasn't for the dishes clanking, about 20 seconds
  • Monroe - sounded like kids rough housing upstairs, but shook the house for s few seconds. 1st quake I've felt in nc. Been here all my life. 43yrs
  • WINSTON SALEM - Felt shaking for 10 secs shook entire house.
  • Forest, VA - 10-20 seconds. Bedroom door started rattling and became stronger then my bed was shaking. Did not hear any rumbling with this quake.
  • Greensboro - 30 seconds
  • North Myrtle Beach, SC - 2 - 3 seconds
  • Indian Land - 4-4 sec
  • Tobaccoville - It lasted about ten seconds around 8 am. Beds and windows were shaking. No damage.
  • Charlotte - Sitting in an office chair I noticed slight shaking.
  • Fort Mill - Whole house shook enough to momentarily lift me off the bed and move the exterior walls. It felt like a roller coaster. Lasted about 30 seconds. No damage noted.
  • 24012 - Felt weak shaking for 3 to 5 seconds at Roanoke Airport
  • Pfafftown - The house was shaking, thinking it was windy but it was an earthquake, for about 25 seconds.
  • Burlington,NC - Light shaking, no damage, but definitely felt the movement!
  • Clyde - 1-2 seconds of vibration/rumbling. No property damage. Felt around 8:07.
  • Spartanburg - Weak shaking
  • Gaffney, SC - Lasted only 2-3 seconds at about 8:10am
  • Charlotte - woke up to the bed shaking/swaying a little, about 15 seconds worth
  • Charlotte - Shaking lasted 4-7 seconds. Increased with intensity as whole house was shaking and objects were rattling. No damage.
  • Mint Hill, NC - I felt the tremor and the table I was sitting at rattle.
  • Statesville - Was watching TV when the house shook and thought something feel on house.
  • Boiling springs, SC - Felt it around 8:08 AM 8/9/2020 in boiling Springs South Carolina. Shook the house and saw a few items in my room rattling but no damage
  • Garner - No damage to the property but felt shaking on the second floor of my house.
  • Nebo, North Carolina - No property damage. Heard a Low pitched hum and moderate shaking for about 10 seconds. It started light and got worse. Shook pictures and bed. Objects on nightstand moved.
  • Matthews - Heard a Sound like a jet flying overhead & felt minor shaking through our house for a few seconds.
  • Winston Salem - House shook about 10 seconds. No damage that we know of.
  • Fuquay-Varina - Weak shaking of bed and door frame (door closed) for approx 5-7 seconds around 8:10am.
  • Greensboro, nc - Woke up to my bed shaking
  • Banner Elk - Was sitting in bed and the bed shook for quite some time
  • Rock Hill - 10 seconds of our whole house shaking and walls popping
  • Greer - Sitting on bed, felt bed rocking back and forth about 6 seconds, saw lampshade still shaking after the movement stopped.
  • Alamance - Shook the whole house and disturbed all 3 dogs. It was very disturbing. No damage from what I can tell
  • EVANS - It shakes my bed for 4 to 7 seconds.
  • Johnson City - Moderate shaking
  • Kings Mountain - Felt the entire house shake and rumble for about 4 seconds. No evident damages to property
  • Fayetteville - My bed, dresser, and floor mirror were shaking for about 15 secs. No damage to report.
  • Mount airy nc - Couch was shaking, House plants shaking. Woke my husband up, bed was shaking
  • Raleigh - Felt house swaying away and creaking sound for 2-3 sec
  • crozet, VA - Very weak shaking
  • King - At 8:08a my house was shaking and the windows rattled for about 8 seconds. The bed jiggled enough to wake me up. Thought a big rig was flying by but I'm in a neighborhood and not near a highway
  • Charlotte - The shaking master for 30 sec and it was strong enough to shake inside the house.
  • Hendersonville - Felt shaking and rattling of house. Small objects fell on dresser. Felt bed move.
  • Charlotte - Moderate shaking
  • Raleigh - I used to live in California so i knew how an earthquake felt like. Today is Sunday 8-9-2020 around 8:00am est. The bed was shaking for 5 seconds. Enough to woke up my son and I from our sleep. We were asking each other questions that related to earthquake. Such as...Did you feel the quake? Was it viibrating? How long was the vibration? We concluded it must be an earthquake and we went in to check the new. Nothing was reported approximately 10 or 15 minutes later.
  • Columbia, SC - Light shaking
  • Raleigh - Short duration, felt like the Dryer had become unbalanced with a heavy load and was shaking that part of the house. Felt more like a Bump. Woke wife up from her sleep.
  • Charlotte - 3-5
  • Cary - Weak shaking
  • Youngsville - Was lying in bed, when the bed shook.for about 10-15 seconds. I knew right away it was an earthquake.
  • Lake Norman, NC - Less than a minute . No property damage
  • Midland north carolina - Kinda sounded like hail hitting the roof.a couple new cracks in brick work.
  • Winston Salem - Weak shaking
  • Midland north carolina - Kinda sounded like hail hitting the roof.a couple new cracks in brick work.
  • Anderson, SC - Lasted about 3-5 seconds. Bed swayed slightly and my TV rattled.
  • Wake Forest - No property damage, but rumbling noises could be heard and bed definitely shook.
  • Gastonia - Light Shaking for approximately 30 seconds
  • Clover - 2 seconds
  • McBee, SC - House rattled and vibrated, like huge unbalanced washing machine
  • Charlotte - Woke up around 8am to my bed shaking and the door to my bedroom rattling against the doorstop, lasted about 10 seconds. Windchime and hanging baskets in house swayed very slightly. But the windchime didn't swing enough to chime.
  • Campobello SC - Lasted about 5-8seconds as the mobile home shook.
  • Greenville ,SC - It felt like my couch and coffee table lift up. We heard a pop in the walls
  • Denver - Jumped up and went outside to figure out why suddenly house was wobbling almost like rolling on bent rim or floating on moderately rough water but by time got outside, had stopped and still was trying to determine if indeed did occur, or if maybe was result of being in halfway sleeping dozing off state when began
  • Belmont - Light shaking
  • Kannapolis - My whole house shook for about 10 seconds, it woke me and my mom up.
  • Charlotte - 5-6 seconds of townhome shaking, no damage
  • Matthews - Lasted 10-15 seconds. No damage.
  • Vale - Felt my bed shaking lightly, got up and ask my mom did she fill any shaking she didnt..
  • Burlington - Heard window rattling at 08:08. Looked for cause, then felt a sharp jolt of the bed. No apparent damage.
  • Huntersville - 10 seconds of shaking felt bed shake and house was wobbling
  • Greensboro - Shook whole apartment at about 8:15 am for apprx 10 secs bed was shaking,few things fell off dresser and animal hid in closet
  • Charlotte - I felt it. It was very scary. Did not last more than 8-10 seconds. Bed was shaking and the dresser... Had to go ensure kids were ok. They were panicky. Very very strange feeling. Can only imagine how difficult it is for those who have to experience this time and time again. Scary.
  • Jamestown - 30 seconds my apartment shook. The cats were terrified.
  • Charlotte - Moderate shaking
  • Apex - Everything inside the house shaked for about 5 seconds today at 8:06 am. The hanging plants inside the house (windows closed) were also moving.
  • Charlotte - Light shaking
  • Winston-Salem - 3-5 seconds, no damage
  • Vale - Weak shaking
  • STATESVILLE, NC - House swayed 20 to 30 seconds
  • Bermuda Run, NC - Glass rattled... fans were swaying....house shook..... 8:02am started for 3-5 secs
  • Columbia, SC - On 5th floor of hotel... sitting on bed and entire bed vibrated and bottles in fridge rattled . Lasted about 5 seconds..
  • Belmont, NC - At 8:06 this morning the whole house shook for maybe 15 seconds. It sounded like a really strong wind but the trees were not blowing.
  • Hampton - The dog and I felt it. Made the hanging Oil Lamp swing back and forth
  • West Jefferson - Maybe around 5 secs of shaking, rattled windows and lights
  • Highlands, NC - Lasted about 10 seconds. Whole house shook, scared the dog who was barking. Small shakes a couple of seconds after main ones.
  • Danielsville, GA - Light shaking for just a few seconds.
  • Lake Wateree, SC - Felt 2 tremors. 1st was about 2-3 seconds and light shaking. 2nd had lamps vigorously shaking and house ( we are on pickings). Lasted about 10 sec. worse than what we had in 2017.
  • Charlotte - felt my house kinda shake sway motion
  • Reidsville - It lasted maybe 15-20 seconds that I’m aware of. I’m a light sleeper and it woke me from my sleep and was shaking my wall mounted tv.
  • Boiling Springs SC - Moderate shaking
  • Spartanburg - 5 to 6 seconds no damage
  • Charlotte - I was sitting at my kitchen island reading the paper and it felt like one side of my house shook for about 3 seconds.
  • Clover - It knocked a few things to the floor. Lasted about 3 or 4 seconds
  • Fort mill - Last approx 3 seconds. Was asleep. Felt bed shake. Was quite confused. Thought maybe had strange dream
  • Raeford, NC - Slight, steady shaking for several seconds
  • Denver, NC - Weak shaking
  • Louisburg, NC - Floor vibrated, Lampshade shook, approx. 5 seconds
  • Mint Hill - 3-5 seconds. Chandelier shook and toothbrush fell off medicine cabinet
  • Eastover - Weak shaking
  • Fort Mill, SC - About 30 seconds. No property damage.
  • Gaffney - shaking approximately 7 seconds
  • Concord - Felt like house moved. 8:09 Lasted 3-5 seconds
  • U.S.A. - Felt the bed shake & saw large dresser mirror shake. Sounded like someone or something on top of the building.Lasted about 20 or so seconds.but felt longer-
  • Charlotte, NC - 30 - 60 seconds. Woke up to my bed shaking, and wine glasses clinking in our living room. We live in an apartment building and I thought it was our upstairs neighbor working out. Until I realized our bed wouldn’t shake like that. Had to be an earthquake.
  • Conway - Sitten on toilet light shaking cut bathroom trip short
  • Vilas - 5 seconds weak shaking. No known damage.a slight "rumbling roar" sound inside home.
  • SPRUCE PINE - light shaking. No damage
  • Asheville NC North Carolina - 10 seconds and light damage dog barked a lot crack in drive way
  • Boone - Moderate shaking lasting about 30 sec
  • Statesville - Weak shaking
  • Germanton - Around 8:12a.m felt shaking lasted for about 1min,no damage
  • Danville Va - I thought it was a ghost shaking my bed.
  • Hendersonville - My office chair swayed, and water in the water bottle was shaking.
  • Concord - Lasted 10-15 seconds. Felt like my recliner was coming apart. No damage
  • Blue Ridge VA - One instance of feeling my chair moving around, followed by another weaker one 15 seconds later. Water jiggling in water bottle nearby for up to a minute afterwards.
  • Fletcher - It felt as if the house lurched to the north as if it were struck by heavy machinery causing the book cases to creak.
  • Chesnee - Around 8am this morning was asleep upstairs awakened by house and bed shaking about 4 to 5 seconds
  • virginia beach - Very weak shaking
  • Fort Mill, SC - Whole house shook. Lasted about 5 seconds.
  • Blowing Rock - Laying in bed... thought something in basement was going to explode.... like AC unit or gas.....lasted about 10 sec Accompanied by loud rumbling
  • Green mountain - Bed and window fan for about 15 seconds It was very obvious what it was
  • Charlotte - Shook whole house for about 10 seconds, sound of gust of wind but no trees moving. Could feel it moving.
  • Waynesville - 5 seconds like a tremor, house shook, no damage.
  • Westfield, NC - Light shaking
  • Wagener - Weak shaking a little after 8 am. Hanging lights and blinds swayed. Lasted only a few seconds
  • Banner Elk, NC - 8:09 am. We were having coffee when the sloop started shaking, the windows began rattling and the lampshades began rattling. It lasted about 10 seconds
  • Matthews, NC - 5 seconds, no damage
  • Matthews North Carolina - Whole house shaking, seemed to last about 20 to 30 seconds
  • Advance - 30-45 seconds. House moving but no damage
  • Greensboro - At least 12seconds
  • Greensboro - Woke me, bed creaking, picture frame fell over (not broken), seemed to have lasted 15-20 seconds
  • Richburg, sc - About 8:10 am, lasted approximately 15 seconds. House shook enough to wake sound sleeper and to create coffee to vibrate in cup.
  • Mooresville NC - Light shaking
  • Waxhaw - Light shaking for 5-7 seconds.
  • Charlotte NC - Have not seen any property damage yet. Was sitting on our back porch and felt the house move slightly right to left. Thought I was losing my mind until I heard the reports of an earthquake.
  • lexington, sc - Weak shaking
  • Apex - Felt the bed shake for about 3 seconds. Property damage not yet assessed.
  • High Point, NC - Around 8:07 this morning, moderate shaking
  • High point - It woke me up and my bed was shaking for about a minute or two. My dog jumped up and ran around house to check and was whining. Sounded like a truck going by.
  • Waynesville - A little bit of rolling in my desk chair for about ten seconds. I've experienced earthquakes before while living in California, but this surprised me.
  • lowell - Felt floor shake heard rumble of it thought a crash was on highway
  • Winston Salem - About 15-20 seconds. Woke up to my bed shaking, the blinds vibrating, the lamp swaying and pictures moving on the walls.
  • Taylors - 08:08 AM. About 10 Seconds. Started with light shaking and then last 3 seconds was moderate shaking. No damage.
  • Summerfield - House shook pretty good for 5-10 seconds then very lightly for another 10 seconds. There was some creaking but no damage noted. First earthquake I've ever felt.
  • Shelby - Lasted a few seconds, felt my bed shake, woke me up
  • Apex, village of Apex - Apex, NC - about 1 min
  • Olin, NC - House shook a few pictures fell from walls
  • Fort Mill, SC - Around 8:10 Windows and furniture rattled for 3 to 5 seconds.
  • Durham - 5 sec or less, just enough to notice and wonder if that was really what it was
  • Valdese NC - Rumble and shaking for almost 2 minutes.
  • Winterville - Sitting on the couch reading. Felt like a rippling for just a few seconds. Pictures and lamp shades did not move.
  • WALKERTOWN - Weak shaking
  • Mint Hill - Glass rattled and the couch I was sitting on began to undulate.The duration was approximately 5-7 seconds.
  • Arden - Light shaking around 8am (don't recall exactly what time). Entire apartment building rocking back and forth for 3-4 seconds. No damage. Wasn't sure if it was an earthquake at first.
  • Charlotte - Shaking lasted only a few seconds, light enough to shake the house. No damage to property
  • Lexington - For about 15-20 seconds felt our whole house shake it woke us up out of a dead sleep. Almost thought someone was in our home because our door was shifting until I realized it wasn’t just the door it was our bed, the dressers, shelves and everything in between!
  • Rock Hill - Very noticeable shaking for a few seconds followed by sounds below my house!
  • Charlotte - Light shaking
  • Asheville - Very discernible shaking at 8:08 am. No damage
  • Troutman - Just some shaking for maybe 10-20 seconds. It was strange.
  • Rock Hill - I just woke up so I was still a little dreamy. I realized I wasn’t dreaming and it only lasted a few seconds. I could feel my second level apartment shaking while laying in bed. It was a light tremble or vibration.
  • Mount Holly NC - Felt it. Woke me out of bed.
  • Cary - My bed was shaking and i woke up .
  • Raleigh - Seemed to last 30 seconds or more... Bed was shaking, furniture shaking, items rattling; small couch and chair were moved out from the wall.
  • Raleigh - Light shaking
  • Lexington NC - Furniture shook but no visible damage. Shortly after 8:00 am. 15- 20 seconds
  • Mount Gilead - Last just a few seconds. I thought something had fallen on our house causing everything to shake.
  • Sumter, SC - At about 8:10 felt a strange feeling while sitting at my dining table. Notice the dining room light and window blinds swaying. Lasted about 30sec.
  • Charlotte NC - Shook me right out of my sleep!
  • Grassy Creek - Only a few miles away. Pretty good shaking. Lasted for quite a while. I am from CA and am familiar. this was a pretty long one.
  • Cary, NC - Approximately 10 seconds... threw my ceiling fan off balance.
  • kernersville - Shaking lasted about 8 to 10 seconds, stopped, then shook again for 8 to 10 seconds
  • Columbia SC - Felt vibration on 2 ND floor of two story home,lasted 5 seconds
  • Powdersville - My whole house shook pretty hard for at least 30 seconds. The bed shook like someone was trying to wake me up. No damage that I can find except a flower pot fell off the deck railing. .
  • Charlotte - No damage but a shaking that shook the bed, armoire, lamps etc. 10 seconds
  • Asheville - It sounds like a train is coming!
  • Rutledge, GA - 10-20. Bed shook on upper floor
  • Salisbury - My whole bed shook and vibrate then I heard creaking sounds .
  • Statesville - It lasted a good 15-30 seconds but it was enough to wake me up.
  • Clover - Entire house shook, slight at first, then more noticeable a few seconds later.
  • Burlington - Dishes in upper kitchen cabinets started shaking for a few seconds as I was washing breakfast dishes around 8:05 am. By the time I figured out what was happening, it was over.
  • Greensboro, NC - Several seconds of the bed shaking. No damage found
  • Statesville - 1 sec , no damage
  • Simpsonville/Five forks SC - Woke up and felt a weird constant vibration. Didn't know what was, wife confirmed downstairs vibration, light shaking. No damage.
  • West Columbia - No damage, shaking for 10 seconds, enough to wake up
  • Forsyth Co. - Patio, furniture, chandelie,, Table, and desk.
  • GREENSBORO - Moderate shaking
  • Matthews - rocked the bed a few seconds
  • Conover - That was the largest earthquake I’ve felt in North Carolina since living here for 22 years. It shook the house pretty good for 10 to 15 seconds. No damage, of course. It was pretty exciting. Even my daughter woke up at 8 am to feel her bunk bed swaying a little.
  • Pinnacle - 20 seconds. No damage. Scared the check out of my cats.
  • Asheville - On the 7th floor of the Hyatt place hotel in downtown and felt the floor flex a bit. Thought maybe a delivery truck might’ve hit the building or something.
  • Raleigh, NC - Approximately 6 seconds. Whole house shook. Dog went crazy. No known damage.
  • Hickory - Couple seconds in Hickory, NC No damage
  • Kernersville - Lasted around 10 seconds. I was sitting in my garage and I heard a faint rumble and the floor was shaking, the chair was shaking I was sitting in and the things hanging in the garage was shaking along with the garage door.
  • Simpsonville, Sc - Was enjoying coffee on the porch then all the sudden I felt like I was in the laundry room when the spin cycle starts. I looked around for the dog and cat thinking they knocked something over, but then quickly realized it was a quake.
  • Asheville - Shaking and rattling of items in house for about 20 seconds
  • Rock Hill, SC - Felt like house was rolling and popping for about 5 seconds.
  • Linwood - sitting on the deck and it rumbled for 5-10 seconds
  • Cary - Bed shook for about 3 seconds maybe.
  • Banner Elk - I was making love to my wife and the bed started shaking to a different rhythm than the love making. It was very startling to say the least. Dogs were very freaked out.
  • Apex, NC - A jolt woke me up. I heard squirrels land on the roof and run away from the trees. The bed swayed side to side. I suspected this was an earthquake. I jumped out of bed to confirm by putting a hand on the wall. It was still swaying - definitely an earthquake. I got back in bed, still swaying. The whole incident lasted maybe 10 seconds? Hard to know exactly, my phone said it was 8:09 AM.
  • Charlotte - Felt the house shaking. My plants were shaking pretty good. Lasted just a few moments.
  • Raleigh - 4-5 seconds.. The Chair i was seating, shaked a little
  • Gaffney - The dog started barking; we thought a loud car or truck was going by the house causing a vibration. The shaking lasted 5-10 seconds. There was no damage.
  • Denver, NC - Was woken up. Bed was shaking felt like 30 seconds.
  • Chapel Hill,NC - Light to moderate shaking lasting around 10 seconds
  • WEAVERVILLE - Shook the bed/walls for about 2-3 seconds. No damage.
  • Boone - no damage, shaking lasted about 20-30 seconds and our light fixtures were swinging. Some furniture was rattling.
  • BUCHANAN - No damage, very minor shaking for 5 to 8 seconds about 8:08 am.
  • Alton - House shook for a few seconds
  • Bristol - Light shaking
  • Salisbury north carolina - I heard it and feltbit @ 0805..i was sleep. My bed shook, the ceiling fan rattled and the walls in my 3rd floor apartment shook and rattled.
  • Charlotte - House was shaking for approx. 10 seconds. No apparent damage
  • Mt Gilead - House/windows shaking for about 10 seconds.
  • Belmont, NC - 5-10 seconds sustained
  • Barnesville, GA - Sitting in my parked car. Felt shaking about 6-10 seconds.
  • Salisbury - I was laying in the bed and the whole room started shaking
  • Charlotte - Shaking lasted about 5-10 seconds. The house was shaking
  • Traphill, nc - We felt strong shaking for 7 to 10 seconds. The house was shaking and we had to hold on to a counter to maintain balance. Our dogs were barking during the quake. No house damage found so far.
  • Boomer - Felt the whole mobile home shake for about 5 seconds. I went out to see if someone had hit my home with their car. But nothing there and no damage. Scared Me!
  • Salley - Wasn't sure I felt it at first then I noticed the tv was lightly vibrating. Lasted about15 seconds.
  • Rocky MountNC - Lasted about 10 seconds. Thought thunderstorm had popped up.
  • West Jefferson - Felt shaking and heard rumbling for about 20 seconds. Unusual for this area.
  • Charlotte, NC - I felt just after 8am while sitting on my outdoor porch. It felt as if my chair moved, or something behind my had fallen. I was alone so just figured I’d imagined it, but I looked all around my chair to be sure nothing had moved. Such a strange sensation!!
  • Pulaski - Very weak shaking
  • Charlotte - Thought it was a strong gust of wind initially until the shaking/rumbling of the entire house begin for approx 4-5 seconds.
  • State Road NC - Lasted bout 20 seconds... no damage . I was sitting on porch and sounded and felt like all the boards on porch were being twisted. Lost my balance standing up. Scary!!around 8 am
  • Glade Valley, nc - Last night sound like explosion and shaking, about1:30am. This morning again shaking 2-3 seconds. A few things fell off shelves
  • Charlotte, NC - No damage. We were in bed and the whole bed shook for about 3 seconds.
  • Thomasville - 5-10 sec of shaking, but no damage
  • York - Light shaking
  • Belmont, NC - Around 8:05 am, felt my apartment building shake. My bed was shaking and my bedroom door rattled for about 10 seconds.
  • Mooresville, NC - Felt my whole apartment building move. My dog even felt it too! Maybe lasted about 30 secs to a minute.
  • Greensboro - Heard a rumbling, then whole house shook everything g on kitchen table jumped. No damage
  • Cary, NC - My bed was shaking for 20-30 seconds and the chain on my fan started moving.
  • Raleigh - 5-10 seconds? No property damage. I would have assumed construction blasting if it wasn’t sunday morning.
  • Mocksville - 5-10 seconds. Smoke enough to wake us up. Shook furniture but not enough to really move anything. Felt by all neighbors and by friends as far as statesville nc.
  • Appling - Upstairs level of house felt mild shaking
  • Charlotte - Was sleeping and may have been woken by slight shaking. Really felt it after coming into full consciousness. Lasted for several seconds.
  • Clemmons - Lying in bed I heard the bed frame shaking and thought my cat had crawled up into the box springs and got stuck!
  • Rock Hill - We woke up from the bed shaking.
  • Kannapolis - We heard crackling throughout house then felt bed shake slightly. Lasted several seconds.
  • Raleigh - 5-10 seconds of shaking.
  • Charlotte - It woke my husband and dog. It lasted for about 10 seconds. The whole house was shaking.
  • Abingdon - 5 sec- entire house shook
  • Greer - Whole family was woken up by house shaking and windows rattling. Bed felt like someone was at end shaking it back and forth . around 8:10 this morning.
  • WINSTON SALEM - shaking lasted between 5 - 10 seconds. We don't get quakes that we can feel often, in this area, so took me a little time to figure out what it was.
  • Greensboro - 10-15 seconds of shaking?
  • KINGS MOUNTAIN - Strong shaking
  • Pfafftown - Felt the bed shaking Windows rattle on 2nd floor of house.
  • Lewisville, NC - Woke me up and felt moderate shaking for another 15 secs. Quite alarming but not damage
  • Raleigh - My bed was shaking for about 5 seconds but Im not positive about the length of time. It was enough for me to look into it.
  • Cherryville - I was sitting on my front porch, and felt a sudden shaking of my house. First I checked on my daughter inside and came back out to the neighbor's all asking what happened.I checked on FB and others were saying they felt it too, from Shelby NC to Charlotte. I Googled it and found out about the earthquake around Sparta.
  • Fayetteville - Sitting on bed while it gently shook for about 10 seconds
  • East bend - Woke everyone from sleep. Few seconds of shaking. Rattled ceiling fan and blinds
  • Charlotte, N.C. - 8:08 A.M, - sitting outdoors, having a cup of coffee. Felt like a deep underground explosion, ground swaying/ jerking left to right, east to west. Ground felt like it was like jelly. Tin roof overhead started popping and groaning. Duration was 7- 10 seconds. Woke me up faster than the coffee ever will.....
  • Charlotte, North Carolina - bed rattled close to violently for almost 10 seconds. Doors/windows/floors made a cracking sound.
  • Clemmons - Woke up to a rumble that lasted 5 to 10 seconds this morning.
  • Morristown Tn - Lasted 5 seconds. Felt small shake sitting on couch then heard window rattle for few seconds.
  • Rocky Mount NC - Light shaking
  • Fallston - Felt light shaking at 8:09am.
  • Marion, nc - Heard window rattling for several seconds, the house started skaking. Kids were definitely confused.
  • Winston Salem - 2-3 sec house shake
  • Charlotte - At about 8:00am I was awakened by my whole room shaking. My bed and my tv console were shaking it lasted 10 seconds.
  • Garner - The bed was shaking stronger than the spin cycle on the washing machine. About 5-8 seconds I'm guessing.
  • Charlotte - Strong shaking
  • Kings Mountain - Strong shaking for 4 to 5 seconds Sunday morning, also felt by family in the same town and family across North Carolina. No damage found.
  • candler nc - was sitting in my library and felt the house start shaking and felt the floor shaking under my feet.my son felt it sitting in his room and my daughter felt it in the living room. My wife, who was on her feet in the kitchen did not feel it. The shaking lasted 10 to 15 seconds between 8:o5 to 8:15 am
  • Whittner NC - Whittner North Carolina. Shook for about 3 seconds. Could see are water shaking in our glasses
  • Roan Mountain - Light shaking
  • Charlotte - I was sleeping and didn't feel the shaking, but I heard it. It woke me up. Sounded like someone trying to open my door, and thumping wood outside my window.
  • IndianLand - I had just looked at the clock and is was 8:08am.just about to get out of bed and that's wen i felt it the whole floor was shaking it did that for about 15sec.
  • State Road - Very scary. Felt floor shake.China rattled. Very surreal, as though I was placed in middle of an animal stampede, feeling vibrations underfoot.
  • Boone nc - It lasted a few minutes around 8 05 to 8 08 and I was just waking up I thought I was I having a weird dream but it was real my dads hospital was shaking and we talked about it for a while
  • Kannapolis, NC - Felt two strong shakes,kitchen hutch and dishes rattled. Small tremors afterwards. Tremors felt like the a train was passing (feel that a few times a day living semi-close to the tracks). Freaked my cats out, I thought the house was coming off the foundation (live in a trailer and it's not hard to shake, just not like that). Lasted 20-30 seconds, I thought it lasted longer until I realized it was just me shaking lol.
  • Seneca - Sitting on couch and felt minor movement that could not be attributed to anything else; water in pitcher was rolling and vibrating slightly. Lasted about 15 seconds. Not aware of any property damage.
  • Lowell, NC - My bed shook for 3-4 seconds, woke me up
  • Charlotte - About 10 seconds of light shaking, enough to rattle the screen door and push the front door that was cracked wide open.
  • Greensboro nc - Very weak shaking
  • Gastonia - Shaking started small then a little bigger like plane turbulence for about 4-5 seconds.
  • Asheville NC - Felt light shaking for about 3 seconds. House rattled.
  • Florence, SC - I was sitting on my bed in my third story apartment when my bed started moving. My bedside table was moving as well because the water in my water bottle was sloshing gently. It lasted maybe 3-4 seconds. It was 8:09 am exactly. No damages seen.
  • Charlotte - We were awakened by the whole house shaking for about 10 to 15 seconds this morning, around 8:10am in northeast Charlotte.
  • Mebane - 10 sec. no damage
  • Raleigh - I am upstairs in my bedroom. Felt it pretty good. Thought my kids had snuck in my room and was shaking the bed. Then I looked and they weren't there.
  • Shelby, NC - 3 seconds; no damage.
  • Rockwell, NC - Floor shaking for about 5 seconds. No damage
  • Union County - Several seconds. No damage noticed
  • Willesboro - 15 seconds or so of shaking. Pictures on walls rattled, bed shook, glasses shook off the table. No damage to home.
  • Blairsville, GA - Our glass doors to the deck shook for about 3 seconds and a bed shook. We've experienced earthquakes while living in Oregon and immediately knew what we were feeling.
  • Gibsonville - I was woken up by the shaking and I’m a pretty heavy sleeper. Also heard all the pipes in the house shaking violently. My pets got a little freaked out by the whole thing.
  • Warrenton - I was in my living room and my chair started shaking, almost thought the cat was scratching behind it but then it got worse. The house plants and tv were shaking. It lasted about 20 seconds at 8:10 am. The younger trees in the yard were swaying a bit too.
  • Greensboro - I awoke to an obvious sensation of shaking with a rattling sound coming from the kitchen. It was an odd yet brief experience.
  • Garner - Mild shaking of house that lasted a few seconds
  • Rhodhiss,NC - lightly shook house enough to be scary, about 3 seconds, no damage
  • Boone, NC - 10 seconds
  • Mooresville - Moderate shaking
  • Blowing Rock, NC - At about 8:10 felt rumbling and at first thought the kids were running around upstairs but then realized it wasn’t. Lasted about 10 seconds.
  • Raleigh - About 10 seconds, house shaking
  • Taylors, SC - One small, secons, and then aftershock
  • Raleigh - 5-10 seconds of shaking, felt the bed move and pictures rattling on the wall
  • Greensboro - Light shaking
  • Mooresville - Just waking up, thought my dog had jumped on my bed. Shaking lasted about 5 secs.
  • Charlotte - 3 seconds. Strong enough to wake me up.
  • West Jefferson - Almost 60 seconds. We live in our barn (barn with living quarters upstairs). The bed was shaking and toilet lid was rattling. No damage, though. Thank God.
  • Greensboro nc - I was about 5 second no damage
  • Boomer, NC - Made my mother-in-law's recliner vibrate was around 8:05am.
  • Richmond - Rocking left to right; approximately 3 seconds. Nothing damaged, extremely odd sensation.
  • Raleigh - The shaking lasted for about 5 or 6 seconds. No damage to our home. It felt like a large dog was scratching its neck on the bed next to me.
  • Weddington - Strong enough to wake up the dogs who were sleeping! Biggest one I have felt in over 20 years!
  • Christiansburg - About 20 seconds--house shaking, curtains moving, bobble head toys still moving after it was over. Woke up sleeping teenager!
  • Winston Salem - Shaking 10-15 seconds, no damage
  • Troutman - Light shaking. 15 sec. Rattling fixtures. Hanging chandelier swinging. No damage.
  • Matthews - It woke the whole family up including the twin toddlers. I could see the waves on the pool. It lasted a max of 15 seconds or so....
  • Cary - definitely felt it shake my bed and rattle the walls
  • Fayetteville - Weak shaking
  • Asheville - Light shaking
  • Cana - 15 seconds of light shaking
  • Hickory - Mostly moderate with no damage, lasted maybe 10 seconds at most.
  • Lenoir - Lasted 10-15 seconds No damage
  • Yadkinville - Sleeping soundly at 8:00 this morning(8-9-2020) and was awakened to a violent shaking of my home. Nothing major as far as damage... but had appliances shaking pictures falling, and pets freaking out.
  • GREENSBORO - Townhouse in Greensboro, NC shook - darn near shook me out of my bed - lasted a few seconds
  • GREENSBORO - Felt it lying in bed. Like someone beneath shaking the bed. Lasted only 3 - 4 seconds. No damage.
  • Lexington, SC - Weak shaking
  • Newland - I was sitting outside. I felt a slight tremor that only lasted a couple of seconds. I noticed the bird feeders, hanging plants, and porch swing were all swinging slightly. No damage. Wasn’t sure if it was actually an earthquake or if I was imagining things until I read about it.
  • Duncan SC - I was lying in bed and it began to shake. My jewelry armoire shook also. It lasted about 5 seconds.
  • Banner Elk NC - Several seconds. Felt in waves. House was wiggling. Things were shaking in a similar fashion as when your washer gets off kilter.
  • Morganton, NC - Lasted a few seconds. Vibrations felt throughout the house.
  • Huntersville - House shook for several seconds, loud shaking noise, rattled items on the walls. New cracks in the wall noticed, no other damage
  • Simpsonville, SC - It woke me up this morning! I live in Simpsonville, SC. My knickknacks were clanging against the wall, and my bed was shaking! It was at 8:07am.
  • Amherst - Setting on couch, felt shaking through my spine. Don't see any damage. Lasted maybe 5 seconds or so.
  • Taylorsville - Light shaking
  • Aiken, SC - Light shaking of chair I was sitting in and blinds we're moving a bit. I was born in Los Angeles County, so am sensiive to even the smallest tremor.
  • Gilbert - I was sitting on the couch and heard the wall creak, then the couch shook and I heard the things on my mantel shake. It only lasted a few seconds.
  • Marshall - Very weak shaking
  • Vass - Drinking coffee sitting in bed and even though bed frame is heavy, could feel it firmly shaking and artwork on the wall was rattling against the wall for 15-20 seconds.
  • Rocky Mt. VA - Felt like a strong wind pushing the house back and forth but no wind noise. My son also felt it, 3 other people in house did not
  • Advance - To me it was scary because everything in the house was moving and in my mind I wondered if a huge Tractor trailer came barreling up my road and down my driveway. It lasted about 15 - 20 seconds and then there was an slight aftershock that you could not really feel very much but my wineglasses in my hanging wine rack were making clanking noises as they were lightly clanking together for about 8 seconds till they were silent. Scary stuff since I live on a hilltop at the edge of a steep hill.
  • Asheville NC - Sudden shaking slight noises coming from under the house. It lasted approximately 10 seconds. It cracked our plaster.
  • Ruby - 8:08 am Sitting on the couch. At first sight shaking and then it grew stronger Walls shook and I could hear rattling. From beginning to end at least 11 seconds.
  • Indian Beach - 4-5 seconds - bed slightly shaking, light someone was jiggling the bed
  • Jonesborough - Shaking lasted less than 7 seconds. Not too intense.
  • Waynesville NC - It started at 8:08. Lasted about 10 seconds. Could feel the building shake under me (am on 2nd floor) Plants swaying outside on porch.
  • Ellenboro, NC - No damage, shaking the house for about a minute
  • Raleigh, NC - About 2 minutes, no damage but freaked my dogs out!
  • Greensboro - About 7 Second
  • Morrisville - I was seating on chair and felt like someone running on top floor. It was just for a second.
  • Charlotte - My bed shook as if someone had jumped in the bed with me
  • Hickory - Felt a low vibration through the couch we were sitting on. It then increased to the doors and windows rattling and a noticeable shaking. Felt like it lasted around 7-10 seconds in all. Startled my children.
  • Mount Airy - Shaking in the house woke me up. Probably lasted around 20 seconds since everything shook for around 10-15 seconds after waking up.
  • Mount Holly - Strong shaking with the whole house creaking and shaking for about 10 seconds. No damage to house or property
  • Greensboro - Just after 8am bedroom shook 30 seconds. Moderate shaking of bldg similar to when a jumbo jet flies way too low over our apt complex. No damages.
  • Spartanburg - the shaking woke me from a sound sleep around 8:05 AM. My bed was shaking and so was everything upstairs in my room. At this point, I don't see any damage. It lasted only for about 5-10 seconds I guess, but I wasn't timing it.
  • New London, NC - Felt about 8:09 this morning. Rumbling. No damage that we know of. No swinging pendulums.
  • Winston-Salem - I think it lasted about 30 seconds. No property damage. It just woke me up out of my sleep.
  • Greensboro - Shaking lasted for about 20 seconds. Shook the house and bed. No damage that I am aware of.
  • Raleigh - Everything on my night stand was shaking. My daughter felt her bed shaking as well as everything on her night stand
  • Siloam - Whole house shook woke me up
  • Asheville - Light shaking
  • Hickory Grove - lasted 2-3 sec. at 8:10 am on 8/9/2020
  • Charlotte - about 5 seconds of strong jolts and rattling, nothing damaged that I have found
  • Senoia, georgia - The house felt like it was shaking back and for for a few seconds
  • Salisbury - It felt like someone was running across the roof of the house. It wasn't like the ground shook, it felt like the house was being hit by a tree. No damage.
  • Thomasville - 3 seconds
  • Jefferson, GA - Shaking began maybe around 8:15 in the morning. Lasted about ten seconds. Shaking was fairly light, but strong enough to rattle my bedroom door and bed. No property damage.
  • Fort Mill - Light shaking of the house for about 2 seconds. Nothing fell down, pictures on wall are still straight.
  • Eden, NC - Moderate shaking
  • Clemmons - About 8:10 a.m. heard/felt what we thought was a low flying helicopter for about 5-10 seconds. Looked out but saw nothing flying.
  • Greensboro - House shook for about 5 seconds; woke me up. No damage.
  • Forest City - felt the shaking while sitting down. Dog was asleep, she stood up right before with her ears up looking at the door.
  • Chilhowie - Lying in bed, in second story of the house, reading. Bed began shaking and furniture rattling. Lasted approximately 10 seconds +/-.
  • W-S - Felt it for like 5 seconds
  • Chapel Hill, NC - 5-10 seconds of shaking, felt bed moving. No damage
  • Raleigh - I live in a 3rd floor apt and heard the walls creak, then felt the bed shake for 10-15 seconds.
  • Goldsboro , NC - I was laying in bed and felt a little shake and immediately thought earthquake but didn’t think much of it till 30 minutes later the tv news confirmed it . Thankyou.
  • Lansing - Whole house shook for about 5 seconds. Sounded like something hit the roof.
  • North Wilkesboro - At around 8:10am we felt about 5-7 seconds of shaking and heard loud rumbling like rolling thunder, but it's sunny out. Window blinds swayed and we considered running outside in our pajamas.
  • Tiger, GA - Shook the house, and things on shelves rattled for about 10 seconds.
  • Pelion - It was weak shaking for about 30 seconds. It felt like the washing machine with a heavy load rocking I hard in slow motion.
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  • Columbia, SC - Light sha.king about 10 seconds
  • Kernersville - Shaking lasted about 3 or 4 seconds...rumbling with ground shaking and dishes clanking a little.
  • Asheville - I was lying in the bed and all of a sudden it felt like somebody was trying to move my bed around wiggling my bed but nobody was in the room.
  • Lansing - Trailor shaken pictures cfell and broke
  • Charlotte - The sofa shook for approximately five seconds with no property damage.
  • Granite falls - We felt the couch shaking and things shaking on tables
  • Lansing - Trailor shaken pictures cfell and broke
  • Browns Summit - House shaked, thought it was a huge truck driving by house, happened at 8:09am. But, then got numerous phone calls from friends 10 miles away asking if i felt a tremor.
  • WINSTON SALEM - Weak shaking
  • Bean Station TN - only lasted a few seconds, but was strong enough to be noticed.
  • Winston - Felt like the spin cycle of the washing machine.
  • Easley, SC - Two or three seconds. Chair and house moved. No damage.
  • Pickens - I was sitting at my desk when the house rocked. We have a cement foundation and block stucco house. I could hear the crockpot lid rattle in the kitchen. Lasted about 20 or 30 seconds.
  • Greenville - Moderate shaking
  • Lexington - I thought I was having a bit of vertigo, then I noticed a box on my computer desk was actually shaking, and my wife said the ceiling fans were swinging back and forth a bit.
  • Asheville - Sitting up in bed - felt shaking and windows rattled for about 6 seconds.
  • Belmont - House shook for about 3 seconds. No damage. Freaked my wife out. Interesting experience. First time I have experienced an earthquake.
  • Kings Mountain, NC - About 8:10 am, 5 to 10 seconds. No real damage; a picture on my desk fell over.
  • Whispering Pines - Felt house shake for approximately 3-5 seconds. No damage.
  • Baywood VA - At first I thought husband had uneven load in washer, until it got stronger knocking things off wall and countertop. About 10-15 seconds it lasted
  • Salisbury, NC - The dishes in the kitchen rattled for a few seconds.
  • Winston salem - 3-4 seconds Rattled French doors Ceiling fans moved
  • Charlotte - Was in bed watching tv bed started shaking pretty hard. I jumped up to look outside it was a little scary.
  • Pinehurst - Sitting up in bed and felt light rolling sensation for about 5 seconds
  • Madisonville TN - About 8:07am give or take. Made the bed shake for maybe 10 seconds. No damage.
  • Salisbury - Was in bed. Thought it was my dog at first but my bed and bookshelf shook. Only lasted for a few seconds. No damage
  • Rural Hall - made the house pop and creak for several seconds.
  • High Point - Sitting in recliner, felt it rock back and forth a couple of times. Felt house/windows rattle. 3-5 seconds. No known property damage
  • Lexington - Woke up to the mirror hanging on my bedroom wall hitting the wall and the bed shaking. Lasted about 10 seconds
  • Burlington - Moderate shaking
  • GRANITE FALLS - Shook house ,no damage . Lasted about 10 seconds.
  • Greensboro NC - I was awake laying in bed when i felt a shake and slight cracking noise. My son also ran to me saying he felt his bed shake.
  • Highpoint - Felt the shake of the house was just waking up so actually thought someone had fell out the bed.. thought nothing of it until I got the neighbor hood alert on my app and saw others speaking of the same experience
  • Mocksville - Light shaking. Rumbling sound. 15-30 seconds. No damage.
  • Baton, NC - I felt the bed vibrating and heard the windows rattling for about 20-30 seconds. No damage to the house.
  • Pittsboro, NC - Light shaking that lasted 3-5 seconds.
  • Roanoke Va - I was making coffee, lasted a few seconds
  • Winston-Salem - It woke me up shaking the house and you could hear a rumbling sound almost like thunder that lasted for 20-30 seconds.
  • Charlotte - Light shaking. Woke from sleep. Short duration. Similar to small jolts felt when living in CA.
  • MC GRADY - lasted from 30 to 45 seconds but was strong enough to shake things out of my cabinets and even out of my refrigerator , thought someone had crashed into my house
  • Salisbury, NC - Noticeable shaking approx. 10 seconds.
  • York, SC - Several seconds around 8:00 a.m. Shook me awake.
  • Canan - No damage, shook house several seconds, scared me out of bed
  • Atlantic Beach - We are staying in a hotel with 9 floors in Atlantic Beach, NC. Our room is on the 9th floor. It felt like we were swaying for a few seconds. It reminded me of staying in a beach house on stilts and the wind moving the house back and forth.
  • Cary - Upstairs bedrooms shook completely for about 6 seconds with a low rumbling noise.
  • Newton - Windows and furniture suddenly started rocking/rattling for less than 10 seconds, whole house felt like it was shaking a little
  • Raleigh, NC - Felt like strong wind gust (3 secs) against the building followed by mild shaking (3 secs). No damage or side-effects.
  • Winston Salem 27127 - Felt chair shaking. Fireplace tools on fireplace were moving. Lasted around 3 seconds at about 8:08 am.
  • Wake Forest, NC - Less than 10 seconds of shaking. No damage.
  • BURLINGTON - Thought to myself "that must have been a very strong wind"...but there was nothing blowing outside my window. Only a split second
  • Madison, NC - Light Shaking don't remember the time. Lamp shade was shaking and the chair I was in was shaking. It lasted about one minute or less.
  • Cary - Lying in bed, not asleep, it felt like someone else was shaking the bed. It seemed to gave two waves. I’m about 12 miles south-southwest of Raleigh, in Cary NC, Wake County.
  • Raleigh - I don't know how many seconds it lasted, but it was long enough to wake me up.
  • Greenville - Windows rattle softly and bed vibrated. My husband was on our deck and he felt it, as well. It lasted 15 or so seconds.
  • Augusta - Felt it while sitting outside on patio. No property damage or noted shifting of objects.
  • Asheville, NC - I was awake already, felt weak shaking for about 5 seconds.
  • Holly springs - I was laying down and my bed was shaking for about a couple of seconds
  • Fayetteville - Was in bed. Bed started shaking for about 8 seconds.
  • State Road - 30 seconds
  • Winston Salem - I felt ripples for approximately 5-10 seconds.
  • Miller’s Creek, NC - Was in bed, felt the bed shaking and heard doors rattling and saw objects moving a bit. The dog barked during it. Porch swing swayed from side to side, not in the way you swing in it. Rumbling lasted 10-15 seconds. No damage noticed so far, though the house has creaked a tiny bit since. Felt at 8:08 am.
  • Taylorsville - 5-10 seconds no damage
  • Floyd VA - In bed. Felt bed shaking. Lasted 5 seconds
  • Marietta, GA - I felt 3 rounds of subtle shaking.
  • Raleigh - My bed shook .. I had no idea what it was! I thought there was a spirit shaking my bed or I was having some kind of medical issue 😂😂 I thought my body was shaking the bed then I said but I’m laying still! WOW 😳
  • Mooresville - 10 seconds
  • Waxhaw - About 5 seconds of shaking no damage
  • Winston salem - About 8:05 am Shook’s the entire apartment, woke up to bed shaking for about 20 seconds
  • charlotte, north carolina - I suddenly felt the house moving and heard both dishes rattling and some noises from outside, almost like a large animal crawling down the side of the house. This lasted for maybe 4 -5 sec.
  • Charlotte, NC - Lasted only a few seconds, but very noticeably. I live on the 7th floor of a building.
  • Hickory - I was asleep and felt my bed shake. The shaking woke me up.
  • Newton - Light shaking 3-5 seconds
  • Gaffney - The shake was strong shook the house for about a 5 seconds.
  • Clarksville GA - I felt the bed shaking and looked up to see if one of my kids was trying to wake me up and nothing was there. I thought I just imagined it until I heard other reports.
  • anderson - at about 8:10 am this morning light shaking no damage
  • Cary, NC - Felt shaking while sitting on couch of ground floor, for about 20 seconds. TV looked like it was shaking a little, dog was panicked. No damage.
  • SHELBY - 2-3 seconds
  • Gastonia - I was awoken from sleep, my dog was freakin out.
  • Matthews, nc - Last about 10-15 seconds
  • Inman - Moderate shaking
  • Troy NC - It shook the house, bed and windows. It lasted around 5-6 seconds. No property or house damage that is noticeable.
  • Statesville - Woke me up out of a sound sleep at 8:11 am. Caused items in house to rattle but no damage.
  • Mooresville, NC - Things rattled for about 5 seconds. No damage.
  • Vale, NC - ~10 seconds of shaking, I was out on the back deck and it felt like it was moving from side to side. I also heard a high pitch humming sound during that time.
  • High Point N.C. - Light shaking
  • Lexington - Enough to rattle the furniture and wake my daughter out of bed and lasted longer than usual.
  • Elizabethton,Tennessee - I felt the floor shaking when I was walking through my house.No damage was done.
  • Statesville - Rumbling heard. Sounding like wind whipping. House shaking for maybe 15 secs
  • Southern pines NC - 5-10 seconds
  • Inman, SC - 8:09 a.m., My husband and I were sitting in our den and felt and heard shaking of only a few seconds; he said the tv swayed on wall. When it stopped he said, "Was that an earthquake?" Eva
  • Lexington - It woke me up so I'm not sure how many seconds since I was asleep but I knew it was an earthquake since I'm from SoCal where I've been through bigger ones.
  • Durham - Weak shaking
  • Greensboro - I was sitting in bed with my morning coffee when I felt the mattress lightly shake. I thought it was my dog, but he wasn't moving. Then the movement continued and got stronger. It felt as if the bed was about to get up and walk away, with us still in it. The shaking went on for several seconds and, at its most intense, I heard my house creak. This was the biggest earthquake I've felt in NC.
  • Hickory (Mountain View) - It woke me up. (a brief rumble) Couldn’t figure out what it was until I got the alert on my phone.
  • Columbia, SC - Around 806am for 3-5 seconds, felt movement on sofa, saw light movement of tall speaker and water in glass.
  • Cary, NC 27512 - The door of my office was rattling and Definitely felt like an earthquake. I’m from California so I have a lot of experience with earthquakes
  • Kingsport Tn - 5-10 secs of shaking felt while house shake
  • Weddington - Woke up the dogs from a deep sleep! Strongest one I have felt in years.
  • Roaring Gap, NC - 30 seconds or less
  • TRYON - Bed felt like someone was rocking it in small circles. Started out very weak, built up to definite shake. Lasted around 10-15 seconds total.
  • York, SC - Around 8:06 am 3-4 seconds that shook the house and deck.
  • Greensboro - I was just chilling watching the morning fake news and was startled by what I thought was a very large Creature jumping up and down on my house...
  • Marion, nc - Window blinds swaying, dishes rattling,furniture shaking. Lasted 15 sec. No damage.
  • Creston, NC - No known damage, weak shake for 5-10 seconds.
  • Boone, NC - Few seconds. Heard a light roar and felt the building shake while in bed.
  • Jonesboro, GA - Shortly after 8am my bed started vibrating and my TV was slightly shaking that sits on top of an armoire. It lasted for approximately 10 - 12 seconds. I don’t know if there’s any outside damage as I haven’t been able to check yet.
  • Lake Lure - At 8:10am this morning; gate-leg table rattled for about 8-10 seconds, items on dining room table moved slightly.
  • Yadkinville - Pretty good shaking for about 8 seconds. No damage
  • Raleigh NC - Our dining room table shook from side to side for about 3 seconds.
  • Balsam Grove - My husband was in the bed and felt shaking and thought it was the washing machine spinning! Only lasted 5 seconds or so.
  • Huntersville - Thought I was dreaming,then heard a noise and felt my bed and the house shaking. Lasted maybe 10 seconds.
  • Braselton - About 10-12 seconds. Felt like something shaking the bed. Light was shaking. Nothing damaged. Cat went running out of room.
  • Statesville - Mild shaking for about 4-5 seconds. Shook the bed and rattled light items. Nothing knocked over or damaged.
  • Clover SC - 3 seconds while house shook, waking kids and freaking out dogs on bed. Initially thought it was something wrong with the Air conditioning
  • Young Harris - Brought me out of bed with light shaking. Dishes were rattling. Lasted about 8 to 10 seconds. It was around 8:05 a.m.
  • Graniteville, SC - 15-20 seconds of weak shaking.
  • Toccoa - It lasted 3-4 seconds,
  • Marion - Shaking lasted approximately 4-5 seconds. My dog jumped up and started barking right before the noise and shaking happened. Knocked some things off shelves and broke some things from the fall.
  • Hampstead - Light shaking for about 30 seconds, mirror was shaking and my standup tree was shaking.
  • FLETCHER NC - IN MOTORHOME shaking was considerable quite disturbing as RV was almost bouncing last earthguake in California in 1967.
  • Holly springs - 8:08 am 8-10 seconds
  • Troy, NC - House shook for under 5 seconds, very minor!
  • Mount Gilead - Felt the house shake for about 5 seconds.
  • Garner - I was sleeping and was woken up by the shaking of my bed. Our dresser handles were flying back and forth. I thought our cats were running from the dresser to the highboy chasing each other...just an ordinary day on our household.
  • Gastonia - Windows shaking, glass of water shook for at least 30 seconds. Live streaming church service, the cameras noticably shook.
  • Springville - 2-3 sec.
  • Charlotte - I heard my perfume bottles clinking about 2-5 mins before the whole house shook. Thought I was going crazy!! Then my house started shaking. I started freaking out! Lasted about 2-5 secs, but my heart kept shaking for about 10 mins. No physical damage, but mentally.. YES! From the midwest, so yeah 😉
  • King’s Mountain - Weights inside the grandfather clock were banging each other and the bed felt as if an adult was jumping up and down on it.
  • Cary - My bed was shaking and I heard other odd sounds for a few seconds..it felt like someone was underneath my bed and shaking it..I’m on the second floor of my home..
  • Blacksburg - The shaking woke me up at 8:08 a.m. this morning. The entire bed shook. It was unlike anything I have ever experienced.
  • Simpsonville, SC - A couple of seconds - no damage
  • Raleigh - Weak shaking of my bed and dresser that lasted about 5-7 seconds. No damage.
  • Pittsboro - Nothing has been damaged. I woke up because the entire house was shaking so hard it felt like someone had grabbed me and tried to shake me awake. It only lasted maybe 3 to 5 seconds and was followed by a few short jolts.
  • Charlotte, North Carolina - Our house shook twice, hard over the course of a few seconds. Woke me up and scared the cats, but my husband slept thru it. I thought a tree had fallen next door.
  • Chapel Hill - Short tremor, lasting approximately 10 sec. No damage
  • Raleigh - 3-5 seconds house shaking
  • Garner - About 30 seconds- furniture and floors rattling Iike heavy construction equipment driving next to the house No damage
  • Boonville - Approximately 4-6 seconds. No damage known.
  • North carolina - My bed was shakeing my nightstand was shaking my lamp fell from my nightstand and it gave me a really bad headache
  • Hamptonville - No property damage that I can tell. The bed and the things hanging on the walls and also the doors inside house were shaking for about 15 seconds.
  • Winston Salem - I heard a small pop from the house which was followed by a light tremor for about 5 to 10 seconds. My patio chairs rocked by themselves, and the bird feeders were swaying.
  • Kernersville - Felt vibrations and little rattling for a few seconds. Pretty cool,
  • Cherryville - Lasted 3-5 seconds. No property damage.
  • Pinehurst - Felt a slight wiggle while reading in my chaise
  • Kernersville, NC - 5-10 seconds long. No structural damage or items falling from wall but intense shaking from 3rd floor. Frightened my pet bird.
  • La crosse - 30 seconds of light bed shaking
  • Clayton - The room moved from side to side like a slow wiggle of a couple inches back and forth - maybe four times (for 5 seconds or so that I noticed). No sound, not even any creaking (log house). I thought a tree had fell on the house (even went outside and looked around) except there was no sound at all. No damage found.
  • Huntersville, NC - At ~8:05 AM EST, I was sitting at our kitchen bar thinking what to eat for breakfast, when suddenly a pounding as if a 400lb linebacker was charging in our upstairs hallway causing the whole house to shake. I ran upstairs(after using a choice swear word) and woke my parents. They had slept through it, somehow. The strangest thing is my mom, who hears practically every creak in the house, slept through the earthquake.
  • Mars Hill , NC - Slight shaking for about 10 second around 8:09am. No damage.
  • Lincolnton, NC - Felt the bed start slightly moving and the chandelier started to swing very slightly about an inch back and forth.
  • Atlanta GA - I felt the entire house shake for about 5 seconds. It also caused a coffee cup on a nearby shelf to rattle.
  • Connelly Springs - Light shaking 5-7 seconds. Mainly the back half of my home. Vibrations felt and sounded like a very low helicopter
  • Gatlinburg, TN - The shaking woke me and the dog up. Shook for about 7 seconds. Thought I felt lighter shaking a few seconds afterwards. My son’s ashes are kept in an antique surveyors box and the door of the box was shaking. Thought he was trying to speak to me from beyond! LOL. Hope everyone in NC is alright.
  • Hopkins SC - 2 to 3 seconds
  • Roanoke Va - A few items fell from shelf in the house. I thought I was crazy until I turned on the local news a bit later and they reported we could be feeling some shaking from Sparta NC earthquake. No damage, can't say I felt shaking, was sleeping so rated it the lowest value.
  • Lenoir - It happened around 8:08. Lasted a few seconds. The bed was shaking but the outside noise is what woke me up. It also woke our dog up.
  • Ruffin NC - Rockingham county the Ruffin NC: Approx.8:09am first it sounded as if something had hit the roof, then the bed began to shake and my dog started barking as well as investigating.
  • Virginia - The house shook for about 3 or 4 second
  • Morganton - Inside our home, felt like slight waves as on water, then a more intense "shake" back and forth. The house was creaking and groaning with sounds of household items shaking where they were. Lasted over 5 seconds.
  • Fuquay Varina - The whole house shook and the dogs were looking around to see what was happening. It lasted around 10 - 15 seconds.
  • Laurens, SC - Light shaking
  • Abingdon, VA - Lightshaking. Whole family was awakened by beds shaking on second floor. Came down immediately to check for damage and seek out info on possible earthquake.
  • Robbins - Maybe 5 seconds of shaking. No damage, Just strange!
  • Patrick Springs Virginia - No damages A few seconds of loud rumbling and shaking inside house while standing in bedroom. Thought it was maybe plane or big truck but looked Outside and all was calm. Very rural area in Virginia so very noticeable from the ordinary cam and quiet.
  • Cary - About 5 seconds? Bed shook. Woke me up from my sleep! Didn’t realize what it was til some one texted me..
  • McDonough, GA - I felt my bed shaking a little after 8am EST in McDonough, GA. I’m from California so I’m quite aware of what an earthquake feels like. I definitely felt one.
  • Sawmills - Woke up to bed shaking. Shaking lasted approx 5 seconds.
  • Winston-Salem - It was about 8:05 I was in bed and awakened by my trembling bed and my wife's jewelry shaking.
  • Union Mills - Our entire house shook arnd 8:10 am for abt 15 seconds, it was strong enough to wake my brother frm a dead sleep, no damage.
  • Apex - Light shaking
  • Forest City - Lasted 15-20 seconds. The whole house was shaking. No damage the we are aware of.
  • Columbia - Felt shaking about 5 seconds about 8:10. Felt like someone dropped something very heavy in the house.
  • Lawndale - I was sitting upright in the middle of my couch and for about 10 seconds I felt three tremors shaking the house, couch and myself. I thought at first of earthquake and couldn't believe what I felt. It did happen! No damage. Just surprised. It was around 8:00 am.
  • Greensboro - I felt the house shake as if a train was passing by but then realized it was a tremor from an earthquake that lasted for a few seconds
  • Winston Salem, NC - Occurred ~ 0810 EST; lasted ~10 sec. No apparent damage
  • South Hill - I felt the house shake, heard some glass rattle, and saw the clothes on a rack move back and forth.
  • Kingsport TN - 3-5 seconds of very minor shaking. No known damage.
  • Sylva - Light shaking
  • Thomasville North Carolina - Pictures on the wall rattled. Felt the floor shaking for about 10 seconds.
  • Clayton georgia - Maybe 10 seconds it shook the bed but no damage.
  • Kernersville - Lasted about 5 seconds. I was awake in bed and felt it start to vibrate/shake. Heard a thud downstairs (still don’t know what that was).
  • Laurel Springs - It was built for about 10 to 15 seconds and it took pictures down off the walls around the house and everything off the mantle above the fireplace
  • Greer - Light shaking
  • Greensboro - Moderate shaking
  • Trinity - last a few seconds
  • Job's Creek - low rumble little shaking that intensified. 5-7 sec.
  • Limestone, TN - Was woken up by shaking on second floor. Others said lights were shaking and doors rattling. Lasted about 7-8 seconds possibly.
  • Jonesborough TN - No damage. 2-5 seconds. Rumbling sound inside the house with vibration that caused the grandfather clock to make sounds, but not really chime. Wasn't sure it was an earthquake, but after checking the house, decided that must have been the cause.
  • Selma nc - Sitting on my couch in living room and my couch shook for 5 seconds
  • Greensboro - It felt as though a heard of Rhinos were hauling ass in my direction. I live on 3rd floor in a hotel, and I felt a strong side to side sway as well as heard the PVC type guard-railing crackle and creech as it shook my entire building for about 5 seconds .
  • Cary NC - I felt the shake for about 10 seconds..
  • ETOWAH - Bed was shaking. Rattling of some items. Lasted maybe 10 seconds.
  • Mooresville NC - Felt it for about 10-15 seconds. Heard odd noise. Saw blinds move and felt/saw building move. Live in a 5 story apartment on the first floor. Thought something was going to explode.
  • Wilmington, NC - Woke up to the bed “shimmy-ing”. Thought maybe my dog (who sleeps on the bed) was running in his dreams making the bed shake. Lived in Japan for two years, so I’ve woken up to this sensation in the past.
  • Cornelius - Shook tables and beds for about 20 to 30 seconds
  • Spartanburg - Lasted Appx 3 seconds. No damage noted. Sitting on my sofa reading and my seat vibrated very strongly and the lamp on the table beside me vibrated for at least 5 seconds. The light was on and I could see the vibration of the lamp.
  • Greenville, SC - Sofa moved and heard walls cracking.
  • Gaffnay SC - At 8:08 I felt the entire room shaking for a few seconds... no damage
  • Tega Cay - No damage, 3-5 seconds, long enough to realize it was not normal like a lightening strike in the area
  • Marion, NC - Light shaking
  • Knoxville - Just light shaking while laying in bed, was felt. Few seconds. Room mate outside at the time, felt nothing.
  • Waxhaw - lasted about 10 seconds. I was in bed and the bed shook noticeably.
  • Gastonia - Moderate shaking
  • Greensboro, NC - We presumed it was the cats racing down the hallway. Didn't know it was an earthquake until co-worker texted. She lives in same city, but reported that her chair was moving.
  • Aquone - No damage; made dining tab,e shake as well as bottles in wine cooler. Nothing fell. Was not sure at first what was happening.
  • Greensboro, NC - Shook the whole house and woke everyone up. Felt for probably 5-10 seconds
  • Acworth - About 8:10am eastern, light shaking felt in bed on upper floors for maybe 10 seconds, then a pause, and for a few more secondd
  • Cary, NC - Dresser began to shake for 15 to 20 seconds around 8:09 am. No damage, but the shaking awakened me from a deep sleep.
  • Crown city Ohio - No damage. Sitting in barstool chair at kitchen island felt bump then light shaking 10-15 seconds
  • Mt Airy - Roughly 0806 and was in bed when bed began shaking. Lasted 5-7 seconds. Have not noticed any damage.
  • Rutherford College - Light shaking
  • Greenville SC - 2-3 seconds, lying quietly in bed. The bed shook.
  • Boone NC - Whole house shook about 5-10 seconds.
  • Charlotte - my chair felt like I had a vibrator built in it. My dog also raised her head from the floor.
  • Cary, NC - 10 seconds? Felt shaking while sitting on porch.
  • MOUNT AIRY - Woke me up, bed shaking. Wife and daughter felt it outside. No damage. Lasted about 30-45 seconds.
  • Asheboro NC - No property damage. I was on concrete and brick back porch in rocking chair. Husband standing on porch. Heard a rumbling with a regular frequency, progressed hearing house shake and siding craking/vibrating. Husband said he did not feel it under his feet. I felt mild pulsating through my chair. Lasted less than 20 seconds. Approx 8:08 am est
  • Apex, NC - 5 to 10 seconds initially. No damages. Smaller vibrations afterwards.
  • Hurdle Mills, NC - was lying in bed. Felt bed shaking, heard closet doors rattling.
  • Winston-Salem - Light shaking around 8:00 am...lasted about 10 seconds....bed was shaking
  • elberton - Light shaking
  • Fayetteville - Bed rocking and mirror swaying slightly
  • Lansing - Lasted about 20 seconds here! Strong enough to knock stuff down.
  • Raleigh - Felt my bed move and mirror on nightstand shook
  • Ayden - Shortly after 8 am very mild sway/ shake of sofa lasting @3 seconds
  • Newton - Woke up to bed shaking and floor rumbling/vibrating with light shaking of the blinds...
  • Burnsville nc - Dog alerted cat also... window can shook and bed... About 12 seconds
  • albermarle - laying the couch wefelt a strong shakinjg
  • Pageland,SC - I was in bed, about to wake for church. I felt a constant, consistent shaking. I thought one of my cats was scratching in the bed and began moving my foot around to feel for them. That’s when I realized I was imagining things. Lol But then I received a notification about the earthquake! I felt sane,once again.
  • Columbia - Weak shaking
  • Suwanee - I was laying in my bed and felt a gentle shake for about 20/30 seconds. I immediately knew what this was
  • Bluefield WV - It felt like a strip mining shot was executed a few miles away without the sound percussion. It shook lightly for a couple of seconds. The dishes in the kitchen cabinets rattled lightly.
  • Kannapolis - A little after 8am, lasted about 15 seconds, windows rattled and house was moving slightly.
  • Marietta, OH - I felt a verrrry small trembling at about 8:07 am. I wonder if that 5.1 EQ in Sparta, NC might be under-categorized
  • Lattimore NC - Although it only lasted about 15 20 seconds it was very noticeable. While laying in our bed I heard a strange noise then the bed started like vibrating and increased in strength to actually shaking. Then it was over. Weirdest experience i ever felt
  • Randleman - Woke us up, less than 10 seconds of things rattling in the house. Wonder if that’s what my goats were yelling about yesterday!
  • Pinebluff - only lasted a few seconds. I was sitting on the couch and felt the couch moving very lightly but enough to feel me out.hsd no idea what was happening
  • Greenville, SC - Felt the first time between 1:15am-1:45am. Felt the second around 8:15am this morning that lasted 10 seconds or so. Furniture moving and walls shaking/ cracking a little. Downtown Greenville, SC.
  • Hickory, NC - Shaking occurred and pets in home were startled for about 30 seconds. Fixtures in home shook and you could feel the shaking throughout.
  • Toccoa Ga. - Slight shaking. Lasted 3-4 seconds
  • Mount Holly - Light shaking
  • Asheville - No damage; a little after 8 a.m., I was on porch, 10 ft up off the ground, & it felt like a very heavy person was running through the house...a pot with plant in it, sitting on table on porch, was visibly shaking...I've definitely felt a few aftershocks - I haven't counted, but probably 20 or so. I've only felt an earthquake once before, in 1998 (I think?), also in NC, but today's was twice as strong. Wow, Earth is an amazing place to be, y'all!
  • Mebane, NC - Whole house shook. A lot of creaking in the floors and frame, with windows shaking for a few seconds. 2-story house with full basement, so effects were exaggerated. Woke up the kids.
  • Wentworth - About 5 seconds. House and furniture shook; no damage
  • Beech Mtn, NC - Felt like the dog jumped on the bed. But she wasn’t in the room
  • King, nc - Shaking entire house. Woke out of sleep. No damage.
  • Boone, NC - Woken up at 8:10am to a strong shaking. It was shaking my bed and a loud rumbling sound was made for about 5-10 seconds
  • Columbia, SC - Lasted 10-15 seconds. 8:10 this morning
  • Inman, SC - Maybe 4/5 seconds. No Damage Was sitting at my computor with headphones on and chair started moving.
  • Gastonia - Certainly felt that one. About 8:08 AM. Plants swayed in the sunroom for about 5-7 sec, and a few items fell in the pantry. No damage noted. Cat terrified.
  • Telford - lasted 1 minute didn't know what was going on
  • Fletcher, NC - It lasted for about 5 to 10 seconds. I could actually feel the roll. Once it stopped I could still hear it as it rolled away.
  • Apex, NC - Heard a noise & felt my bed move, like someone had banged the leg. Saw the pull to my blinds swaying.
  • Pisgah Forest, North Carolina - 8:10 am 8/9/2020 We heard a low rumble and parts of the house shook.
  • Wilmington NC - House was swaying and things on surfaces were shaking.
  • charlotte - almost fell off the toilet
  • Holly Springs, NC - Woke me up in bed. Bed was “rolling” and shaking for about 15 seconds. Son felt it in bed too — same shaking. I knew it was an earthquake because we used to live in Santa Cruz, CA and experienced a few while living there.
  • McLean, Virginia - Very weak shaking
  • Boiling Springs, SC - Lying in bed half awake and sudden shaking became my alarm clock, lasted about 3-4 seconds. Strongest I've felt in SC since arriving here in 2004.
  • GREENSBORO - Heard a noise then our house shook and rocked back and forth just under 30 seconds. Rumbling noise the whole time.
  • Burlington - Woke up to my bed shaking about an hour ago
  • Durham - Bookcases shook, felt vibrations while in bed. Nothing fell or cracked though as far as I can tell. Lasted about 10-15 seconds.
  • South Carolina - woke up to my bed shaking @ 8;05 for aprx. 5 to 8 Seconds. A the anilmals went silent!
  • Belews Creek - Had just laid down in bed after getting home from work, the whole house started shaking pretty bad, my bed was shaking and hitting the wall. The shaking lasted about 5-10 seconds. No damage that I can find.
  • LAWRENCEVILLE - Rattled furniture
  • Greensboro - I was sleeping, hubby said he first felt a heavy sound and the all building started to shake and lasted about 10 seconds
  • Greensboro - 2-3 seconds, no damage but noticeable shaking
  • Davidson - The whole house shook for about 10 seconds I looked at clock and wrote 8:08 because I didn't know if it was some type of explosion or possibly earthquale.
  • Winston Salem - Shook the pictures on the dresser but no damage for about 5 to 10 seconds
  • Stanley - few seconds
  • Boiling Springs NC - Mild rocking in bed for few seconds.
  • Greensboro - Weak shaking
  • Kings Mountain NC - It was Felt strong enough to make me jump up out of my sleep. My walls, couch-and cabinets were shaking . Amazing . KB
  • Greensboro - watching church online and drinking coffee. Felt glass top table shaking then noticed everything else moving. It lasted about 2 mins
  • Morganton - Just after 8:00 AM, moderate shaking for about 10 seconds. Woke us up. The house creaked and sounded like strong gust of wind hitting the house. Our woodpile outside fell over.
  • Macon - Felt weak shaking in bed for about 20 seconds, noticeable. I live on 6th floor of apartment building.
  • Draper - Woke to bed shaking, chandeliers were swinging and gun cabinet was rattling. 5-7 seconds
  • Toccoa, GA - Weak shaking
  • Greensboro - Bed shook at 8:03 am enough to wake my up. No damage.
  • Sugar Top , NC - In the shower...
  • Mebane, NC - Felt house shaking for a few seconds. No damage.
  • Greensboro - Light shaking
  • Chapel Hill - My house shuddered! Felt like it rolled and I knew then it was a quake. Lasted a good 8-10 seconds !
  • King nc - Moderate shaking for about 15 seconds at 8:10 a.m.
  • Concord - 10 seconds at around 8 am. Everything my my house was visually shaking
  • West Jefferson - 5-7 seconds. Thought it was a large truck driving by then decided it was too loud of a rumble and too much shaking to be a truck. Rumbling sounded like a large engine. Shook loose items in the house.
  • Fancy Gap VA - whole house shook, windows rattled maybe 20 seconds
  • Davidson - 5 to 7 seconds of shaking.
  • Acworth - I woke at 8:10am with my bed shaking and medals on my dresser rattling
  • Greensboro - Shook my bed about 8:08am. The house creaked and rattled a bit. A dead branch stuck in my maple tree was shaken loose and fell to the ground.
  • Columbia - The shaking lasted about 20 seconds. No damage. The windows rattle, the bed and house shook.
  • Belmont - My girlfriend and I were fooling around. At precisely 8:08AM she reached climax and the house began to shake and dished were rattling. I knew it was intense but then realized an earthquake was also happening. The shaking from the quake lasted about 3-5 seconds.
  • Charlotte - Don’t know yet if there’s damage. I was asleep upstairs and it woke me. The bed was shaking and all the doors were rattling. My husband was downstairs and he said that the entire house also shook.
  • West Jefferson, NC - Elevation 3221 Miles Post 270 Bluse Ridge Parkway. Ashe County. Very strong with loud boom.
  • Haddock. GA - Couch shook for about 10s
  • Lillington - No damage, couple seconds
  • Greensboro - 5 or 6 seconds of what sounded like someone running on my roof.
  • Pittsboro - The house shook once. Felt 3 vibrations a few seconds long. Immediately knew it was a quake
  • Lincolnton NC - 5 seconds of shaking. Felt it through my backyard steps while sitting outside with the dog. He was confused, as was I. My first quake! No damage.
  • Raleigh - I was sitting at my counter right after 8am and the place began to vibrate then shake less than 10 seconds. Only the plants really showed movement
  • Asheville - 8:09a Apartment building shook in waves and then couch swayed back and forth. Lasted 8-10 seconds.
  • Pisgah Forest - about 10 seconds of shaking. I was upstairs and felt house vibrating quickly. Items on table were vibrating.
  • Trinity nc - Laying in bed. House shook. Loud roach scrapping noise outside
  • Weaverville, N.C. - Woke me out of deep sleep as the bed was moving and heard furniture in bedroom being shaken. Did not last long just long enough to wake me to jump out of bed!
  • Taylors SC - The house shook for about 3 seconds at 8:08 am no damage.
  • Elkin - For 10 seconds at least, large mirror was swinging on the wall, two waves of shaking, cracks in brick around garage door.
  • Raleigh - Lasted a few seconds. Felt my bed shake in my third floor apartment, thought it was my dog bumping against the bed.
  • BURLINGTON - Bedroom upstairs shook for about 15 seconds at 8:09 am. No damage inside house. No visible damage outside. Did not know it was an earthquake until neighbors started talking about it. My husband did not feel it. My daughter was sleeping and it did not wake her up.
  • Winston-Salem - Light shaking
  • nantahala nc - The whole house shook including large/heavy furniture for about 30 seconds. No damage. We are located in the Nantahala mountains of far western North Carlina.
  • Greensboro, NC - Whole house shook approx 3-5 secs no damage
  • Apex - In bed. The bed shook and swayed for about 2-3 seconds. No visible damage to house.
  • Kerr Lake, Henderson NC - Strong shaking, last 30 seconds or more
  • Old Fort - Rolling shake- house waved back and forth
  • Charlotte - I was in bed, when I felt the bed shake for a couple of seconds.
  • Greensboro, NC - Light shaking early morning strong enough to wake us up.
  • Gibsonville - Chairs, tv, bed, whole house shook. Heard rumbling.
  • Burlington, NC - Light shaking, lasting a few seconds
  • greeneville - apt shook all doors rattled
  • Rock Hill - Just a quick shake
  • Hampton, Ga - I was waking up and my bed started shaking. I thought it was odd but had no idea it was an earthquake.
  • Cary - Weak shaking
  • Gibsonville Nc - Moderate shaking
  • Aiken, SC - 4-5 seconds, felt bed shaking
  • Zionville, NC - No damage detected.
  • Wallburg, North Carolina - It shook the house for about 20 seconds at 8:08am. No damage to property.
  • Mills River - My upstairs bed was shaking. I thought maybe there was an explosion nearby. Then I convinced myself someone was playing a trick on me and had creeped into my bedroom and started shaking the bed from underneath. My husband was drinking coffee downstairs and felt the floor and entire couch shake. He heard a strange suction-type sound as well, like the seal of a door opening.
  • Madison - Mild shaking lasting approximately 5-10 seconds
  • High Point - I was laying in my bed and it started shaking and I also heard rustling outside the window. My siding must have made the rustling noise. This lasted a out 20-30 seconds.
  • Mcadenville - Moderate shaking lasting around 10-15 seconds.
  • Pinehurst - About 8:10....reading in bed...thought I was having a dizzy spell...sounded like an animal was in my attic...only lasted 10 seconds.
  • Marshville - Only lasted few seconds but felt as if some thing was shaking the entire house
  • Kings Mountain, NC - lasted about 10 seconds with shaking and objects rattling
  • Charlotte NC - We were sitting on furniture on the roof. It was long enough for us to ignore, notice, discuss the possible source, and experience the resolution. 30 secs?
  • Charlotte - House shook for approx 10 seconds.
  • morganton - It was light shaking that lasted about 20-30 seconds. No damage
  • Clemmons - my bed just started shaking like soemmeone was under it. No damage
  • Roxboro - On the patio- felt like a ripple
  • Charlotte (SW near Fort Mill, SC) - Bed shook for about five seconds. I was awake but shaking awoke my wife. No damage experienced.
  • Charlotte NC - I felt it for about 10 seconds, it woke me up! My bed was shaking and headboard bumping the wall
  • Rock Hill - Several seconds of shaking, could see house shaking, things in house rattling, rattling continued even after we couldn't feel the shaking. No damage, no objects displaced.
  • Charlotte - It felt like rumbling!
  • clemmons, nc - 15 sec shaking around 8:06 am doors rattling and house shaking.
  • Smith mt. Lake, Va - It got our attention for 4 min!
  • Greensboro - It lasted about 10 seconds and it shook my whole house. Nothing damaged
  • Rock Hill - The rumbling lasted for about 5 seconds. I was on my front porch and it felt like my husband and daughter were up slamming all the doors (they were sound asleep) I shrugged it off because what else could it be? I now know it was my first earthquake! I pray everyone is safe!
  • Casar, nc - Maybe 8 sec, sounded like tree slid down side of house, chimes swaying, no damage seen
  • Charlotte - 10-15 seconds in Charlotte, NC
  • Cornelius - Woke me and dog up. Light shaking. Lasted about 30 seconds. Tree branches rattling against house. No damage that we've noticed yet.
  • Galax, VA - Galax, VA for about 12 seconds. Ground and buildings shook. No known damage.
  • Mebane - Weak shaking
  • Cherryville nc - Light to moderate shaking for about 10 to 15 seconds
  • Peterstown, WV - NO damage, weak intensifying shaking across 15 seconds, enough for California king size bed to visibly sway back and forth, intermittent observations from others in local area.
  • Simpsonville - I was in bed checking my phone when I felt the house rumble for 5-10 seconds. No damage. A little after 8 AM.
  • Holly Springs, NC - I felt the shaking for about 5-7 seconds. No damage.
  • Kings Mountain - Severe shaking for around 10 seconds, no known damage as yet
  • Black Mountain, NC - Was just waking up- bedroom and bed shaking. Lasted maybe 10-15seconds?
  • Durham - The house was rattling and my bed was swaying for about 10 seconds.
  • Cramerton, NC - Girlfriend and I was going around. At precisely 8:08, she began a series of intense climax. An earthquake also happen around the same time. Dishes rattling and house shaking but not sure what caused what. Thanks
  • Litchfield beach, SC - Thirty seconds of shaking. Water, coffee, visibly rocking. House swayed. Shutters rattled.
  • FORT MILL - WHOLE HOUSE SHOOK FOR ABOUT 7 SECONDS! NO NOTICEABLE DAMAGE.
  • Sugar Grove, NC - We were awakened by the bed shaking. Probably lasted about 10 seconds. No damages.
  • Statesville - Few seconds of home shaking, dishes rattled, pictures on wall shifted to right. Sounded like a truck coming through home. Cat ran.
  • Cary North Carolina - About 5 seconds. Felt vibration through the bed and heard handles shake in dresser
  • Cana, VA - 15 seconds of shaking in the house. It took me a couple seconds to comprehend what was going on.
  • Charlotte - one powerful vertical push, and 10 seconds of shaking
  • Cary - Very weak shaking
  • Greensboro - Moderate shaking
  • Raleigh, NC - I’m on the 4th floor of an apartment and was sitting on my couch when it started rocking back and forth. It lasted about 45 seconds. No damage occurred.
  • Denver - Weak shaking
  • Lewisburg W.V. - The couch began to shake and coffee table and pictures rattled. Lasted obout 5 seconds
  • Pikeville, KY - Very weak shaking around 8:07am ET that lasted about 15 to 20 seconds. No damage.
  • Columbia, SC - Apartment shook, initially thought there was a large garbage/moving truck outside
  • Willow Spring - Furniture and lamps shaking for about 10 seconds
  • Smith Mt. Lake, Va. - Light shaking
  • Knightdale - Light shaking lasted about 5 to 7 seconds
  • Rural Hall - Lasted about 10 seconds ... started as a low hum and then it lightly shook my sofa where I was sitting shortly after 8.. I don’t think there was any damage that I can tell. My Siamese went “nuts”.
  • Simpsonville - No damage. Less than a minute.
  • Columbia, SC - About 30 sec- I thought there were two
  • Greensboro - Moderate shaking - lasted for 10-15 seconds. Woke me up with the bed shaking & night stand making noise. Live on the 3rd floor of an apartment complex.
  • Boone, NC - 10-15 seconds. Alarm had just gone off and was lying in bed. About 5 minutes later it started. Shock my bed. Knocked my plant off my windowsill.
  • Black Mountain - Furniture noticeably and noisily trembling, Was lying down and felt it in my whole body, lasted 10-15 seconds, no damage
  • Charlotte - My bed shook for about 3-4 seconds this morning. No damage to anything.
  • Matthews - Light shaking
  • Landrum,SC - Around 8:10, couch shook for a few seconds. No damage noted.
  • Morganton - Light shaking felt weird sounded like something rolling in the duct work in the building or on the roof felt like a heavy wind went outside nothing no damage
  • Greensboro - 5-7 seconds. Woke me up because the whole bed was shaking. Mirror hanging on closet door rattling. No damage.
  • Holly Springs, NC - I was laying in bed and a little after 8:00 AM the entire house and bed shook for about 30 seconds.
  • Burlington, NC - House shook and furniture bounced for roughly 3 seconds. Items in attic shifted.
  • Star, NC - I think there were 2 events, the first happened ...I couldn't feel it, but was awakened b/c my closet door creaked & opened for no apparent reason. Then I got up and about 10 mins later, the entire house started shaking .. like unbalanced washer, but much stronger...lasted 15 -20 sec.
  • West End NC - At first I thought it was the dog pushing on the chair. Then I jokingly said I feel like I’m in California. Then I realized it was in fact an earthquake. At that point both dogs were looking at me with some disbelief. No damage just wondering what else 2020 has in store.
  • Greensboro - It woke me up as the bed, lamps, and picture frames were shaking. About 5-7 seconds long.
  • Asheville - I live on the side of a mountain and I thought the home was giving way. Any ground movement is a little scary. It only lasted about 3 to 4 sec.
  • Climax, NC - Heard the dresser handles shaking against the dresser. Lasted a few seconds, maybe 10-15.
  • Mount Holly NC - Several seconds of shaking about 8:08 AM
  • Knoxville - 5-10 seconds of mild to light shaking, one picture frame fell from wall.
  • Woodlawn, Virginia - Shaking lassoed approx. 1-2 minutes. Mot severe but alarming since it is such a rare occurrence.
  • Winston Salem - Fixtures rattling, wall hangings moving, rumbling, floor shaking, cat freaking out!
  • Brevard - Vibrations felt at 8:08 lasting about 30 seconds. Dog growled, trees and TV shimmied.
  • Spring Hope NC - House swayed for a few seconds. Woke us up. Dog was scared.
  • Ellenwood, Georgia - laying in bed and felt weak shaking for about 15s
  • Mount Airy - Shook hotel
  • Harmony nc - In harmony NC we Felt strong shaking a lil after 8 bed was shaking dishes rattling lasted about 10 seconds it was a boom 1st then shaking at 1st thought the boom was loud thunder at 1st but then shakes began no damage
  • Hickory - House shook, heard rumbling, no damage
  • PINEVILLE, NC - Sitting on Sofa and felt line out of balance washer spinning.
  • Pittsboro - Weak shaking
  • Gamewell - Was eating breakfast and felt floor shake at 808 am Sunday 8/9/2020
  • Troutman - House creaking and dog pacing.
  • Dobson - House shaking; roof rumbling; sunroom windows wavy; no damage; 10-15 seconds.
  • Holly Springs, GA - 8:04am. Bed, TV and lamp shaking. About 10-12 seconds. We live on the top floor (4th) of apartment building. I assume no damage.
  • Inman - I was in my house and felt some light shaking for about30 seconds
  • Cartersville - Felt it just for just a few seconds after 8:00 a.m. this morning.
  • Apex NC - Light shaking
  • Galax, Va. - Moderate shaking
  • Asheville - I felt my bed moving as I was lying on it. About 10 sec. Nothing falling off the shelves, no rattling heard.
  • Galax, VA - Heard a rumble then heard blinds rattling and the bed shaking. Woke us up and lasted a good half a minute. This was around eight this morning.
  • Granite Falls - I was sitting in my car after getting off of work in my driveway and my car shook for about 10 seconds very noticeable and scary
  • Marietta, Ga - Sitting in chair on screened porch and felt side to side movement shortly after 8:00 for few seconds.
  • Durham, NC - Weak shaking
  • Pilot Mountain - 8:07 am, whole lotta shakin' going on. Walls moving, grandfather clocks dancing. Wife thought somebody dragging our furniture off deck. Kept going on, so we jumped out of bed. Scary, but no damage as far as we can tell.
  • Woolwine, VA - Sitting on the couch, felt a little shake. Husband and I then felt more shaking. The ceiling fan swayed a little. Lasted about 6 seconds.
  • Durham - Rumbling/thud resembling construction equipment or annoying bass from a car. Tabletop items rattled. Seemed less intense than shaking from 2011 VA earthquake as experienced here.
  • Danville - lights flickering and weak shaking 1st quake at around 2 am. lazy boy rocking and floor shaking at the 8:07 am quake
  • johnson city, tennessee - The shaking woke me up, so I quickly sat up to observe what was going on. Some objects in my room were rattling, and I definitely felt light shaking happening. Afterwards, I sat a minute before checking my phone for it to show 8:09am. I would say the shakes only lasted about 10 seconds. Scary nonetheless!
  • Ocean isle beach - I’m in a condo building on stilts, and felt it sway for a few seconds. I thought it was the wind but it’s very calm here. Plus, this building just survived a hurricane landing with zero damage, so it’s not easily shaken. My neighbor in the same building just asked if I felt the earthquake. She said she did too; we both thought it was something else at the time.
  • Taylors, SC - Everything rocking back and forth for about 8 seconds.
  • Lawsonville - We were standing in our bedroom and things began to rattle and the floor rumbled.
  • Takoma Park - 20-30 seconds of mild vibrations on my second floor apartment. Plants shook. Felt like a washing machine was moving the house.
  • Indian Land SC - didnt know what happened but this explains it
  • Boone - The shaking was strong enough to wake me up. All my plates and glasses were rattling and my whole house was shaking. It lasted for about 25 seconds
  • Little Switzerland, NC - No damage. Shaking for 10 seconds or more. Bed was shaking, house creaking, windows humming. Happened around 8:00am.
  • Obids - Light shaking followed by intense shaking then back to and extended light shaking.
  • Winston Salem - Rattled glasses, whole house shook and rumbled, lasted about 10-15 seconds, all dogs in neighborhood were barking before event. Thought it was a heavy truck, then a mine blast, but it kept going. No damage.
  • Bethlehem, NC - Intense, rapid shaking, approx.10 seconds duration. Light items fell from shelves. House creaked as if being blown by severe wind. The shaking had a very short wavelength, making it seem much more intense.
  • London KY - very light vibrations. thought someone was doing something to cause it downstairs maybe but no one was up. I kept hearing something shaking or vibrating on my shelf it seemed for about 10seconds.
  • Matthews - I was downstairs at the computer with the TV volume up. The upper corner of the room shook for about 10 seconds and was loud enough to get my attention.
  • Jefferson - Lasted about 5-6 seconds. No damage noticed yet. Caused our dog to pee in the floor and she never does that!!
  • Raleigh - Our oldest daughter said she heard something strange, then the floor began shaking... Seemed to pause and then shook a little stronger for a few more seconds. No damage, but our dog's water was sloshed out of his bowl and her desk top items rattled slightly.n
  • Narrows Virginia 24124 - Felt at 8:08 A.M. Aug.9, 2020. Very, very, very minor shake. Lasted only 2 or 3 seconds. Could barely feel it in my chair. Wall behind me had the slightest sound for 1 second. More like the slightest concussion feeling. No damage that I am aware of.
  • sherrills ford - light shaking, no damage, thought a train was coming through the area, lasted a few seconds. around 8am - 8:30 am, DONT KNOW EXACT TIME.
  • Elkin - Woke up to the whole house shaking windows rattling lasted 10 to 15 seconds no famage
  • Charlotte - Shaking lasted about five or six seconds around 8:10am eastern time
  • Thomasville - No damage about 2-3 seconds around 8 something this am.
  • Jamestown - 8:05am Woke up 3 out of 4 people in my house, no damage, maybe 5 seconds
  • Advance, NC - Lasted about ten seconds, noticed a rumbling over the sound of bacon sizzling and water running as my family made breakfast together.
  • N Chesterfield - 8:09 AM Shaking lasted 3-4 seconds. 8/9/20. No damage.
  • Lincolnton - Bed was shaking side to side.
  • North Augusta - I was lying in bed and felt a slight bump.
  • Burlington - I felt my bed shaking this morning... it woke me up. I was wondering if someone was In the house shaking the bed lol Never felt a earthquake before.. that’s a little weird
  • zionville - felt like someone grabbed my chair and shook it really hard, also heard rumbling, dogs freaked out
  • Princeton, West Virginia - Moderate shaking
  • Charlotte, NC - Lasted 5-10 seconds, no property damage
  • Gastonia - It’s was about 4-5 seconds long
  • Columbia SC - It felt like a car driving on a gravel road, banging for around 15 seconds. The TV (on a base) was shaking and making a lot of noise.
  • Danville, Virginia - Shook for about 10-20 secs. Very noticeable actually thought it was my wash machine off balance but realized it was not on.
  • Galax va - 30 second of house shaking anxiety.
  • Tyro - I thought my refrigerator was getting ready to die.
  • Mountain city - It shook the whole house.
  • Wilmington, NC - House shook for a few seconds and made creaking noise
  • Free Union - 8:09 am on my Fitbit, I was on second floor of our house, noticeable shaking. No damage
  • Clemmons - Light shaking
  • Mint Hill NC - It was like the outer ripples of water when a rock is thrown into it.
  • Greensboro - Probably for like 5 seconds. The entire house shook and at first I thought it was a strong wind
  • Burlington - Zip cide 27215. Felt it at 8am, bed shaking, neighbors felt it, too.
  • CLOVER - my entire house and neighborhood felt our houses shake.
  • elizabethton, tn - at 8:05 am Sunday i awoke to strong shaking of a 2 story apt. on top of a shop. significant movement for about 3 seconds, then a pause and more shaking for 3-5 seconds. no damage. house next door down the hill felt nothing. i thought a vehicle had ran into the downstairs shop.
  • Welcome, NC - House was shaking, plants on shelves were swaying, my cats were terrified. I've been in a 6.5 in WA, so this was impressive for NC. Lasted about 30 seconds.
  • Sparta - Strong shake and sway inside our trailer.
  • Asheville - Bed rattled for about 4 seconds.
  • Clover - the shaking lasted maybe 15 seconds, with trembling lasting another 15 seconds. We suffered no property damage.
  • new london, nc - Woke up to walls vibrating close to 8 a.m.
  • Mooresburg - Sideways shaking of the house 20 - 30 seconds
  • Apex - Light shaking of bed for 10 seconds here in Apex, NC. No damage.
  • Greensboro - Just a few seconds. Was in bathtub, thought an accident may have happened nearby.
  • Flethcher - 3 secs of plants on deck shaking
  • Winston Salem - A little after 8 am I woke up to the bed vibrating, then the shaking and rattling got stronger. Lasted 5 or 10 seconds.
  • Kings Mountain, NC - Whole house shook like crazy for about 10 seconds. My scared cats started running out of the room
  • Creston - Home shook and everything on the wall.
  • Winfield, WV - Felt extremely light shaking while laying in bed a few minutes after 8. Only lasted a few seconds.
  • kannapolis nc 28081 - Lasted about 30 seconds. no damage asleep and shook the bed and woke me up.
  • Clover - No damage that we know of, felt it for 15 to 20 seconds. Picture and hanging plates shook hard enough to make you get up get ready to catch anything about to fall.
  • Mount Airy - Moderate to strong shaking for approximately one minute. Still checking for damage.
  • Indian Trail NC - Light shaking happened in my area around 8am. It was enough of a shake that items moved out of place a bit. Only lasted about 10-15 seconds. No damage.
  • Hendersonville, NC - No damage, chair & TV I was watching shook
  • Greensboro - Whole house shook for about 8 seconds. TV swayed on its stand, roof creaked. Then there was a second shock slightly weaker a few seconds after lashing about 5 seconds. Then felt tiny rolling movement for about 20 seconds.
  • Wentworth, NC - We were outside watching hummingbirds feed about 8:08 a.m. We have 13 regular birds in the front yard. They all disappeared, the quake shook for 4 seconds and within a minute they returned to feeding. No damage noticed.
  • Morven - Very light shaking for a second or two.
  • Davidson County - Shook for about 10 seconds, sounded like something was running on the roof
  • Apex - Ground floor apartment. Moderate shaking of walls,windows,furniture for about 10+ seconds.
  • Asheville - My bed shook for about 5 to 10 seconds. No damage.
  • Pauline SC - Reading in bed about 8:09 am, felt the bed moving for about 3-4 seconds, followed by cracking sounds in house. No visible damage.
  • Greer, SC - I felt our bed (upstairs) started shaking rhythmically side to side and thought my 15 year old son was shaking next to me. I asked him to stop, but it kept going about 15-20 seconds. I thought he was having a seizure! My husband was downstairs and said the house was moving, groaning, and shaking.
  • Weddington - I was in bed reading and heard a tinkling sound on a chest beside the bed. Felt a vibration under the bed and a thump on the chest on the other side. No damage that I can see.
  • Gastonia - My entire house shook as if it was hit by a car.
  • Spartanburg - shook my bed hard enough to startle myself and the cat and make the metal frame rattle. Felt like the whole building shook. Roommate slept through it
  • Tennessee - Several seconds of shacking, raddling ,and light rumble sound.
  • Waynesville, NC - No damage found. I was awaken by the bed shaking. It lasted about 4 seconds. The dishes rattled in the cabinets. The water in the toilet was disturbed.
  • Lincolnton, NC - Vibrations of windows, walls and floor. Lasted several seconds
  • Saluda NC - Was lying in bed and felt the bed shake and the ceiling fan above me was shaking too.
  • Greensboro - Everything in the house was shaking for about 10-15 seconds at 8:10 am.
  • Clemmons - Sitting at my desk and things started rattling around me. I looked for a large truck or something going by but nothing. Then I was sure what it was. Not bad and only lasted about 10 seconds at 8:08 AM.
  • Woolwine, va - Lasted about 10-15 seconds. Was more like a rocking motion
  • Bethlehem/Taylorsville - Approximately 10 seconds of shaking. Rumbling sound. Many items inside rattling. One lightweight shelf item fell to the floor. No obvious damage noted.
  • Greensboro, NC - Brief vibration while sitting on a sofa in my living room
  • Simpsonville - I was seated with my back against the front wall of our two story house, and was stunned by the shaking of the house and bed. The duration seemed to be 10-12 seconds.
  • Greensborono - I was asleep and it woke me up. Lasted about 5 seconds.
  • Hope Mills, NC - I was in the kitchen and shelves rattled and a little shaking. I thought my cats were playing. Then I thought it could be an earthquake. No damage and was only seconds, not sure how long.
  • Aiken, SC - At 0810, sitting in Lay-Z-Boy rocker/recliner chair, chair was rocked back and forth four or five times. Hanging decorations in windows tapped against windows. House creaked once. The rhythm and repeated movement was consistent with earthquake.
  • Hamptonville - The earthquake probably lasted 8-15 seconds, I could feel my bed shaking and I could hear the earthquake aswell, me and my dad ran running to the kitchen where my mom was getting ready to cook and we went to tell her and then it stopped, it was like at 8:10 am, there was no damage, but one of my books fell off the book shelf and. Dogs it scared
  • Gastonia - In 18 seconds the bed and baskets shake for 18 seconds
  • Tucker - 8:08am- house shook from side to side for approximately 5 seconds
  • Asheville, NC - my house didn't get damaged but i live in the condo and i was ok. no item falling down and just short earthquake. it today and earlier. sorry if i didn't sent this report earlier.
  • King, NC - At 8:02 a.m. shaking lasted about 3 or 4 seconds. No damage
  • Greenville - 3 -4 seconds..........my desk shook that I was sitting at............between 8 and 8:10 AM
  • Rock Hill - Weak shaking
  • Simpsonville - I was sitting against the front wall of our two story house, when the house and bed began to shake. The duration was 10-12 seconds. No damage done.
  • Boone, NC - Floor shook, interior doors rattled. Duration approximately 10-15 seconds.
  • Morristown, Tn - Woke up to house and bed swaying. Lasted about 10 seconds
  • Roxboro - Somewhere between 8-815am. House shook for about 4-5 seconds. Thought floor was going to cave in.
  • Franklin, NC - Was in bed and bed shook back and forth for about 20 seconds.
  • Greensboro - I felt it shaking my bed and it woke me up to look around the room and my dresser was shaking. I jumped up thought I was dreaming and within 15 seconds it stopped. No apparent damage seen at this
  • Valdese - 15 seconds
  • Winston Salem - I woke up this morning to the house shaking. My husband and I thought initially it may have been from a tractor truck passing by. However, we didn’t see a truck. The shaking of our home lasted at least a good 10 seconds. When I googled earthquake, at that time we saw reports of shaking in the Sparta area which later was then updated to an earthquake in Sparta. There was no apparent damage to our home from the earthquake.
  • rock Hill - No shaking only a loud Thump felt and heard like someone was trying to knock down the door - it woke up the dog and we went to investigate but found nothing.
  • Holly Springs GA - It was about 5 seconds long. It shook the bed and rattled pictures on the wall. I double checked to make sure the washer was not on and to see if it would increase. I'm from Los Angeles so I am used to them just not in GA.
  • Winston-Salem - No damage, 15 seconds of shaking, walls rattled and glass of windows shook
  • Ruffin - Heard a mighty 'whump' followed by several smaller crashing sounds (around 8:12am). Dining room table dancing around with drop-leaves bouncing and rattling. Items scraping against the walls making plenty of noise.Total event lasting around 15-20 seconds. No actual damage noticed.
  • Mount Airy NC - About 8:10am Sunday, 08/09/2020, the house shook for about 10 seconds. I heard a noise that reminded me of low flying helicopters, but it was the earthquake. The floor shook, a door closed, entire room shook.
  • West Columbia SC - I was upstairs in bed, felt shaking for 20 seconds. No damage
  • Greensboro - Lasted a few seconds maybe 3-5 I was sitting at hospital when I felt the chair I was sitting in shaking I looked around to make sure I have not pushed the chair into some equipment but the person I'm sitting with asked me did you feel that. Strange feeling I'll say
  • monroe - it wasn’t long but i felt it
  • Hickory - Felt the bed shaking fixtures were rattling
  • Lincolnton, ga - My bed shook a little.
  • Jonas Ridge - Moderate shaking
  • Burlington NC - i woke up with my home shaking i guess for 10 seconds
  • Tybee Island, GA - Very weak shaking
  • Charlotte, NC - Rolling quake, not a jolt for about 8 seconds. Cabinets shaking first, then the ground underneath
  • Boone, NC - Strong vibrations for at least 5 seconds but nothing fell or was damaged in my home. Occured a few minutes before 8 a.m. Aug 9th.
  • Gastonia, NC - No noise, lasted about 5 seconds, and the whole house shook. No apparent damage.
  • WEST JEFFERSON - No damage but felt shaking with a rumbling sound for about five to ten seconds.
  • Winston Salem - The shake lasted just a few seconds. No damage but the whole house shook.
  • Inman,SC - Was awaken to the bed shaking for just a few seconds.
  • Clover, SC - Light shaking
  • Camden, SC - 4 seconds rattled glassware
  • Cornelius - I was on 2nd floor of our home in my office and the shaking lasted for about 10 seconds, feeling like large construction machinery was trying to push our house down with a back and forth swaying motion.
  • Raleigh, NC - Shaking lasted about 6 seconds. No damage to report.
  • Hendersonville NC - No damage
  • GREENVILLE - About 8:10am. Lasted about 10 seconds. Spooked the cat and rattled the dishes.
  • Campobello - Was sitting in the edge of the couch and heard a door rattle in its frame, faint rumble sound, and felt shaking for about 3-5 seconds.
  • Hight Point - Not sure how long it lasted. I was asleep and it woke me up. I thought I was just imagining it at first.
  • Simpsonville, SC - Furniture and house shaking 5-10 seconds, no damage.
  • Greensboro - The shaking woke me up in my sleep. I felt rattling my in floors, bed, dresser, ceiling so probably my whole apartment building felt it. Lasted 3-5 seconds around 8am
  • Linwood NC - Had 2 back to back. You could hear it! House and windows were shaking. First one was harder than the second one. Only lasted about 30 seconds.
  • Southport - Felt the bed shaking for 5 seconds
  • Kannapolis - Less than 10 seconds of ground shaking.
  • Belmont - Lasted less than a minute - but felt house shaking - did not know for sure that it was an earthquake.
  • Spartanburg - Everything in my home shook for approximately 15 seconds. Very Strong nothing fell off the walls but everything in the house rattled or moved if hanging.
  • Charotte, NC - It was about 3-4 seconds. My whole house trembled. At first I thought that a big tree fell on my house. We have very large trees around.
  • Burnsville - a few seconds. felt like my chair was going to turn over.
  • Ripplemead, VA - About 3 seconds of shake just after 8 AM, no damage.
  • Elkin, NC - The quake lasted several seconds. At first I thought a large tree had fallen and shook the whole house, but the shaking continued followed by another similar large shake. I was teaching on-line. When the video comes back, I’ll know how long it lasted. 10-20 seconds I imagine.
  • South Boston Virginia - We we were sitting in our living room drinking coffee and our chairs and floor was rocking. No damage.
  • Piney Flats,Tennessee - Whole house made a rumbling sound. The mirrors were shaking It lasted 1-2 minutes
  • Columbia, SC - bed was shaking for 10 seconds and no damage.
  • Kernersville, NC - 8:08 am. lasted about 10 seconds. Strange feeling. Almost felt it in my bones
  • Kernersville - Woke up from my bed rocking and heard something fall.
  • Landrum S.C - Definitely knew it was a earthquake somewhere
  • wake forest NC - 10 seconds of light shaking on second floor of home. Furniture and household items shaking.
  • Franklin, NC - Little after 8 AM minor door rattling and lamps lasting 10 seconds, with no damage.
  • Greer, SC - Bed shook and blinds rattled for about 10 seconds. No damage.
  • JAMESTOWN - Light shaking
  • Fort Mill, SC - 4 miles from Charlotte, NC. 3rd floor apt home (24 2 bdrm units). On overstuffed sofa. EVERYTHING trembling. Collective glass Ball jars and cookie jar/lid on top of cabinets, shaking/rattling. Cat ran to bedroom and back to living room. Ears down, wide eyed, confused, scared, and now hiding. Lasted approx 30 seconds, 8:08 AM. Cell phone group text to twin (Muncie, IN) and daughters (Fort Mill/Columbia,SC). I said, "We just had an earthquake. The whole building shook." WOW, Cool, and Scarey!
  • Winston-Salem - Strong shaking
  • Pineville, NC - Light shaking
  • Kings Mountain - No damage, shaking lasted for maybe 5-10 seconds. It felt as if you were standing near a dryer with an unbalanced load
  • Salisbury - Maybe 30 minutes of shaking. We were already awake but could feel and hear the house and bed shaking. Some rattling of objects.
  • Carrollton, GA - Less than a minute. I was in bed and the bed shook a little bit, and then subsided for a second before starting again. It lasted just long enough that I started to feel a little dizzy.
  • STOKESDALE - felt like being in a beach house on stilts during a strong storm, swaying feeling
  • Lake Lure, NC - Light fixtures rattled, home shook and 5 minutes later ground bees were everywhere.
  • Beech Mountain - I was on my porch and there was noticeable shaking on my back deck railings for about 30 seconds.
  • Commerce - light shaking for about 5 or 6 minutes wolk us up. Our two story home was definitely moving and creaking. The motion was not evenly spaced out twards the end unlike other earthquakes I've that felt. Small crack in the wall.
  • Rockingham - It shook me in my chair for about 10 seconds. Not sure about damage yet.
  • Yadkinville - It happened 8:30 am lasted about a minute on August 9th 2020
  • Cherryville - Moderate shaking
  • Bluff City - Very weak shaking
  • Winston-Salem - Light shaking for 20 seconds.Rattled windows and bed shook.
  • Newport, NC - Laying in our camper at Goose Creek RV and Resort at Newport, NC and felt our camper rocking. I thought it was the wind or someone moving around in the camper. It was only myself and my husband and we were next to each other.
  • Granite Falls, NC - The chicken was being very loud a couple minutes before. The house started vibrating for about 10 seconds. I looked outside and the water in the swimming pool was swaying.
  • Denton, NC - Happened early in the morning; it was still dark outside. The shaking woke me up and was strong enough to shake my bed. It lasted for about five seconds. No damage to the property.
  • Greer - I was in bed and the whole house shook. I wondered if a car had hit our house or something. It was weird!
  • Fries - RV shook for about 20 seconds. No damage
  • gastonia - Very strong shaking
  • Beech Glen NC - Weak shaking
  • Greensboro NC - 12 seconds
  • Winston-Salem - Everything in the bedroom was shaking. Things were swinging from the kitchen beams and things on shelves were jostled. Lasted maybe 6/7 seconds.
  • mount airy - shaking lasted about 10 -15 seconds and sounded like a helicopter hovering over the house no noticeable damage yet
  • Boiling Springs, SC - My whole apartment complex shook for 5 seconds
  • Wake Forest - Doors and beds shaking on 2nd floor for about 5-10 seconds. No damage
  • Charlotte - I was asleep when o felt the earthquake, I use to live in California so I automatically knew what was going in but I was still shocked to feel it especially being on the east coast.
  • Hendersonville - working at the computer, when the room began to shake for 8-10 seconds
  • Lynchburg, VA - A little after 8am, the house shook for approx 4 seconds.
  • Lake Junaluska - 2nd floor of apartment complex, shaking around 8 with objects in the house moving.
  • Roaring River, NC - House started shaking and it lasted for about 5-7 seconds, it sounded like thunder and things on shelves started shaking. It stopped for about 2-3 seconds and started again for about another 2-3 seconds. Things were tipped over, but no damages.
  • Greensboro, NC - We felt it for about 20-30 seconds. Light shaking. No damage noticed as of yet.
  • Jefferson, NC - Heard the rumble a second or two before I felt my bed rocking beneath me for a moment. Heard the rumble continue and fade. Lasted about 8 or 9 seconds. I looked at my alarm clock, which read 08:09. I thought, "An earthquake hit on 08/09 at 08:09 and lasted about 8.9 seconds. Interesting."
  • Spartanburg - Light shaking
  • Valdese - House shook 5 to 10 seconds
  • Toast, NC - Heard rumble thought storm coming in, until we felt it for 15-20 seconds and hearing cast iron door bell clanging. Went outside and noticed hanging basket ferns swaying and cat scared and looking around terrified.
  • Woodruff - Light shaking
  • Angier - Heard a boom then the entire house shook!
  • The Plains, OH - At 8:09 am EDT, I felt my bed shake and heard a rattling sound for about 10 seconds.
  • Prospect Hill - Heard a ticking noise behind me. Bird started flapping and squawking just as house started shaking. Felt my chair lift up as if bumped from underneath. Shaking lasted 3-5 seconds then was over. No damage seen inside or out.
  • Timberlake - Shook my bookshelves, fridge and porch for almost 20 seconds. I thought the house was collapsing, very scary experience
  • Lynchburg Virginia - House shaking at 8:10 woke me up. Not sure how many seconds, but brief. I thought there was a construction site somewhere which had set off a detonation. My husband thought part of our house collapsed. No damage. I felt a similar one at Lago di Garda, Italy a few years back which damaged ancient buildings in Padua and Verona. That one was about 10 seconds, and did a great deal of damage to already fragile structures.
  • West Jefferson,NC - Around 8:10-8:12. About 30-45!seconds of shaking. Felt like whole house was being moved. No structural damage obvious.
  • Charlotte - I was watching TV. The house creaked loudly and it sounded like the ceiling was about to fall. My cat ran and hid once he heard the noise. It lasted less than 5 seconds.
  • Jacksonville, NC - Felt very subtle movement for about 5 secs and saw the curtains swaying. Thought I was just imagining it and brushed it off.
  • Roanoke - Lasted about 10 seconds. No damage
  • Catawba - That wasn't a spirit shaking my bed?
  • Spring Lake - Plant stand was wobbling and we felt the shaking
  • HAMPTONVILLE - A little after 8 a.m., the quake began with light shakes to the mobile home as if a washing machine was un-level and ended with a few aggressive shakes lasting a total of about five seconds, give or take.
  • Lake Lure - 8-19 seconds shaking. Also some mild roaring? noise with it. Heard same noise last night before bed. No damage seen..
  • Greensboro - Moderate shaking
  • Salisbury - The bed shook. I thought the cat had jumped up on the bed. A picture fell off the wall.
  • Blacksburg, VA - 5 seconds of light shaking
  • Blacksburg, VA - 5 seconds of light shaking
  • Blacksburg, VA - 5 seconds of light shaking
  • Blacksburg, VA - 5 seconds of light shaking
  • Blacksburg, VA - 5 seconds of light shaking
  • Blacksburg, VA - 5 seconds of light shaking
  • Stallings nc - House shook 15 seconds
  • Tobaccoville - Switching shifts at work and the building and cameras were shaking.
  • Salisbury - It was for about 5 seconds this morning upstairs. There were no damages.
  • West Jefferson - No damage. Shaking last for about 30-40 seconds.
  • Concord - Woke to entire bed shaking, thought it was the washing machine at first then realized the whole room was vibrating, tv and plants moving. Lasted 5-10 seconds.
  • Jonesville, NC - There was no earthquake. It was all a hoax to make Trump look bad
  • Durham NC - Lasted a few seconds, felt like someone walking heavily in the house.
  • Sparta - Moderate shaking, household items knocked off of cabinets and shelves, ran outside and heard rumbling like thunder, approximately 20 seconds.
  • Cary - Light shaking
  • Campobello - Shook bed gently for 4 seconds.
  • Statesville - Felt light shaking this morning sometime after 8 am. Beds shook, doors on inside rattled. Computer screen where I was sitting shook as well as the chair I was sitting in. Only lasted about 15 seconds or so.
  • Winston-Salem - The whole house shook and rolled for about 30 seconds with a second wave lasting about 10 seconds. Items were jolted but no severe damage noticed.
  • black mountain - rattled table shook entire home in black mountain nc this morning
  • Cullowhee - It woke me up shaking the house, blinds rattling in the windows and lasted for 8-10 seconds. My young children asked why the house was shaking
  • Reidsville, NC - I had just woken up and it felt like someone was shaking the mattress, as if to wake me up, but there was no one there! It probably lasted 10 seconds or so. I thought it was either an earthquake or God telling me to get my butt up, so I got up!
  • Toccoa - I was in a camper and it felt like some one was rocking it just a bit at first thought it was the wind
  • Raleigh, NC - 5-6 seconds
  • Raleigh, NC - 5-6 seconds
  • Farmer, NC - 5-8 seconds kitchen stove shaking and vibrating. A/c unit under house was shaking
  • Apex - was in bed and felt like train or airplane was close to house but I dont leave near either ...and found out later it was a earthquake
  • Moore County, NC - Felt my entire house rocking. (Old house) Lasted about 30 seconds.
  • Apex - Bed/house shook 5 seconds around 8am.
  • Zebulon nc - Laying in bed and felt bed vibrating,lasted about 10 seconds,a very weird feeling. Didn’t know it was an earthquake until I saw it on news when I got up. No damage to property.
  • Decatur, GA - Was reading in bed. Shook my bed and scared me half to death. 3 or 4 seconds, right around 8 AM today.
  • Mocksville - Weak shaking. It sounded like someone was walking around in the attic. No damage that I can tell
  • Gainesville - I noticed minor shaking while laying in bed around 8am. I thought my dog was moving around then I realized he was asleep on the floor. It lasted 8-10 seconds
  • Charlotte - The whole apartment shook. The lamps were moving and I thought that may fall off the table. 15-20 seconds at least.
  • Surfside Beach and - Laying in bed and felt vibrations and something rattling. Thought it was weird, don't think much of it until I heard there was a quake in NC.
  • Wilson NC - Weak shaking
  • New Hill - House shook like there was a rock train on the tracks across the street, except there was no train. Freaked the cats out, though. I haven't noticed any damage.
  • Wilmington, nc - At 8:09 today I felt the bed and bedroom shake. Living on the Intercostal we have had lots of that so were mystified. Now we know from whence it came!
  • Spring Lake - No damage to property. Only a few seconds of shaking. Probably aftershock from the morning time earthquake in Sparta, NC.
  • White Hall, VA - Was lying in bed with my cat and the bedroom window started shaking and the bed was shifting back and forth slightly. It was about 5 to 10 seconds. My cat sat up and was nervous.
  • Mooresville - I was in my tent sleeping lightly around 8am when the tent swayed for a few seconds. I chalked it up to a gusty wind, until I read
  • Clemmons - Around 8:10 am felt a moderate shaking and a loud rumbling noise throughout the house for about 15-30 seconds.
  • Greenville, SC - Heard a rumble then shaking and heard a pop in the house then felt and heard more rumbling. Lasted for maybe 10 seconds
  • Polson - After it woke me, it was an even shaking east to west for 5-10 seconds. I feel them regularly here, but this one was a little different than usual.
  • Cameron. NC - heard something banging upstairs around 815 local time 9 Aug 2020. I went up to see and a cabnet was shaking and thing on top moving. It went on for 20 sec or so I guess.
  • Goldsboro North Carolina - Light trimmers for about 20 seconds. I could feel the floor shaking underneath me and the computer and table top were shaking.
  • Burlington - Shaking started at 8:08am and I could hear it and feel it as I was sitting in a chair on a hardwood floor. I've never experienced an earthquake before.
  • Greensboro - heard a strange bang sound, felt like I was riding a wave, trees swished, and birds flew away while squeaking. No damage
  • Chester s.c. 29706 - Was starting work and my computer screens started to shake and then I heard my bathroom door slam shut. I heard bang and it sounded like something fell on my house. Very short about 20 seconds
  • Sunset Beach - Sunset Beach NC. 3RD floor apt shaking about 8:17 am.
  • Hickory, NC - woke up to my bed shaking on the second floor
  • Galax - Lasted at least 60 seconds, woke me up from sleep. Slight rumbling noise, widows shaking loudly. Whole room rocked. Some small collectibles tipped over but no damage. Initially sounded like someone breaking in and charging upstairs.
  • EMSC Java, Indonesia Aug 09 11:53 3.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Sumbawa Region, Indonesia Aug 09 11:43 3.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Aug 09 11:35 3.8 21 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Mooresville - I was laying in bed and it started shaking, it lasted about 10 second. Nothing was damaged it was just enough where I could hear and see things moving. I think the only reason I felt it was because I was laying in my bed.
  • USGS 2 Km Sw Of Fuig, Puerto Rico Aug 09 11:26 3.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Sumba Region, Indonesia Aug 09 11:22 3.6 10 MAP
    EMSC Sumbawa Region, Indonesia Aug 09 10:16 3.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 09 09:16 5.0 48 MAP
    USGS 35 Km Sw Of Sarpol-e Z̄ahāb, Iran Aug 09 09:16 4.9 10 MAP
    GEOFON Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 09 09:16 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 5 Km Ssw Of Guánica, Puerto Rico Aug 09 09:09 3.3 13 MAP
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Aug 09 09:09 3.3 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Sumatra, Indonesia Aug 09 09:06 3.9 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Sumbawa Region, Indonesia Aug 09 09:05 3.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Aug 09 08:54 3.7 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Pagan Region, Northern Mariana Islands Aug 09 08:52 4.4 297 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Xizang Aug 09 08:50 4.7 40 MAP
    EMSC Eastern Xizang Aug 09 08:50 4.6 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 242 Km N Of Along, India Aug 09 08:50 4.8 10 MAP
    USGS 8 Km S Of Ponce, Puerto Rico Aug 09 08:29 3.2 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Bio-bio, Chile Aug 09 08:12 3.0 42 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 57 Km E Of Juneau, Alaska Aug 09 07:59 3.1 1 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southeastern Alaska Aug 09 07:59 3.1 1 MAP
    EMSC Southern Sumatra, Indonesia Aug 09 07:17 4.3 14 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Conover - 10 to 15 seconds
  • EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Aug 09 07:16 3.0 1 MAP
    EMSC Sumba Region, Indonesia Aug 09 07:07 2.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Ryukyu Islands, Japan Aug 09 07:04 3.8 70 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 90 Km Ssw Of Sand Point, Alaska Aug 09 06:39 3.3 35 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Sumbawa Region, Indonesia Aug 09 06:28 3.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Timor Region Aug 09 06:25 3.8 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia Aug 09 06:17 3.6 96 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Southern Greece Aug 09 06:11 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Zakynthos - 5 Seconds approximately
  • Psarou - Since it was 9 am appr locat time on a holiday, it woke me up. Since I am from the Netherlands I have never felt an earthquake before but immediately knew what it was. It lasted only for a few seconds I think and no harm was done.
  • USGS 10 Km Ssw Of Arkoúdi, Greece Aug 09 06:11 4.2 10 MAP
    EMSC Southern Greece Aug 09 06:11 4.7 2 MAP
    EMSC Southern Alaska Aug 09 06:06 3.0 32 MAP
    USGS 4 Km N Of Meadow Lakes, Alaska Aug 09 06:06 3.0 32 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Sumatra, Indonesia Aug 09 05:55 3.3 19 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Near Coast Of Ecuador Aug 09 05:53 3.5 22 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia Aug 09 05:36 3.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Aug 09 05:30 4.1 50 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Aug 09 05:26 3.2 115 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Near The Coast Of Western Turkey Aug 09 05:24 2.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 108 Km S Of Mccarthy, Alaska Aug 09 05:19 4.1 29 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 96 Km S Of Mccarthy, Alaska Aug 09 05:19 4.1 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 87 Km S Of Mccarthy, Alaska Aug 09 05:19 3.9 3 MAP
    EMSC Southern Alaska Aug 09 05:19 4.1 14 MAP
    USGS 137 Km Sse Of Dompu, Indonesia Aug 09 04:52 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Sumbawa Region, Indonesia Aug 09 04:52 5.0 10 MAP
    EMSC Sumbawa Region, Indonesia Aug 09 04:52 4.9 2 MAP
    EMSC Offshore Michoacan, Mexico Aug 09 04:15 4.0 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Sumba Region, Indonesia Aug 09 04:13 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Veracruz, Mexico Aug 09 03:56 4.1 107 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Papua, Indonesia Aug 09 03:43 4.1 21 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 84 Km Ssw Of Sand Point, Alaska Aug 09 03:30 3.9 33 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Zakynthos - Weak shaking
  • EMSC Alaska Peninsula Aug 09 03:30 3.9 33 MAP
    EMSC Offshore Northern California Aug 09 03:23 3.7 17 MAP
    USGS Petrolia, Ca Aug 09 03:23 3.7 19 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Ocotillo Wells, Ca Aug 09 02:45 2.8 1 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Molucca Sea Aug 09 02:43 3.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Zakhyntos - Wstrząsy trwały oko 3-4 sekundy
  • EMSC Luzon, Philippines Aug 09 02:37 3.4 18 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Alaska Peninsula Aug 09 01:51 4.5 58 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 77 Km Ssw Of Sand Point, Alaska Aug 09 01:51 4.5 45 MAP
    GEOFON Alaska Peninsula Aug 09 01:51 4.8 39 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Austria Aug 09 00:50 3.0 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Aug 09 00:30 3.6 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Sumba Region, Indonesia Aug 09 00:01 3.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Northern California Aug 09 00:00 3.7 18 MAP
    USGS Petrolia, Ca Aug 09 00:00 3.8 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 153 Km W Of Shelter Cove, California Aug 09 00:00 4.2 8 MAP
    ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Aug 08 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
  • Kampala - 15 seconds
  • St anton - Geen schade, duurde 3 tal seconden
  • Ararat - It started lighter and grew stronger over about 20 seconds.No property damage that I can see.
  • Winston-Salem - About 5 seconds, 8:05 a.m. Aug 9, 2020. Thought kids were shaking my bed. Feel and heard inner wall slightly rattle.
  • Yadkinville - Woke my family up pictures on the wall was shaking our apartment over garage was the worst our daughter came down said it was shaking so bad she thought apartment was going fall down to garage . So far we so do damage.
  • ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Aug 08 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Aug 08 23:56 3.1 9 MAP
    USGS 5 Km Ssw Of Indios, Puerto Rico Aug 08 23:56 3.1 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 7 Km Sse Of Guánica, Puerto Rico Aug 08 23:45 3.2 6 MAP
    USGS 13 Km Sse Of Guánica, Puerto Rico Aug 08 23:45 3.0 10 MAP
    GEOFON Macquarie Island Region Aug 08 23:34 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Macquarie Island Region Aug 08 23:34 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 6 Km Sse Of Guánica, Puerto Rico Aug 08 23:22 3.1 6 MAP
    USGS 8 Km Sse Of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico Aug 08 23:22 3.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Northern Algeria Aug 08 23:00 4.0 10 MAP
    USGS Northern Algeria Aug 08 23:00 4.4 10 MAP


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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    People
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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