According to the National Weather Service, a 2.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Randolph County around 12:30 a.m.
In the #Triad region of #NCwx and wake up to some light shaking or loud "explosion" like noises around 12:32am? Turns out, a 2.2 magnitude earthquake occurred around 5 km below the surface near Archdale, NC. according to our partners at the @USGS. Info: https://t.co/dFe0c8qM6L pic.twitter.com/SjCVjkTla1— NWS Raleigh (@NWSRaleigh) March 26, 2019
Big Weather said earthquakes are not common in our area, but they do happen.
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He said some effects from the quake were event felt in Alamance County and Durham County.
#ICYMI There was an earthquake near the Triad overnight (12:32am). There are reports it was felt in southern Alamance county. If you felt it, report it: https://t.co/eIaRnGhcfy #TriadEarthquake pic.twitter.com/vAsDRZ9V1x— Don Schwenneker (@BigweatherABC11) March 26, 2019
Those who felt it, can report it to the United States Gelological Survey.