Breaking: a shallow magnitude 5.1 #earthquake was just felt in the Carolinas, Georgia, Tennessee.
It was preceded by a minor foreshock yesterday.
Earthquakes travel farther in the eastern U.S. because of the structure of the crust and the fewer faults that break it up. pic.twitter.com/bXPg2voIw7
— Matthew Cappucci (@MatthewCappucci) August 9, 2020