North Carolina has strongest earthquake in 100 years


Strong earthquake hit North Carolina this morning near the Virginia border. CBS News correspondent Jim Chris Ola has the details. The strongest earthquake to hit North Carolina and more than 100 years shook much of the state, southeast and mid Atlantic. Just after 8 a.m. Sunday, the 5.1 quake was centered near the North Carolina mountain town of Sparta. Tom Tusi was having coffee on the front porch of his cabin. The coffee was coming out of the cups sloshing around. Inside the cab and things were following over. No serious injuries have been reported, although there has been damaged in the mountains of North Carolina and Virginia.

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