The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed that a 5.1 magnitude earthquake centered around Sparta shook homes throughout parts of North Carolina, Virginia and South Carolina Sunday morning.
The quake, around 8:07 a.m., was felt from along the North Carolina/Virginia border to Greensboro and as far south as Rock Hill, South Carolina.
Numerous social media posts indicated people around Iredell felt the quake, which shook houses throughout the area.
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