extremely rare earthquake in Winston-Salem, North Carolina this morning *PIC*

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extremely rare earthquake in Winston-Salem, North Carolina this morning *PIC*
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Tuesday, October 17, 2006 06:02 am

Even though it was a microearthquake...it is possibly the largest earthquake ever recorded with an epicenter in Winston-Salem, or nearby.

\"About 150 calls came into the Winston-Salem Police Department after the quake, said police Lt. David Kiger....\"
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2006/10/17 08:56:30 36.117 -80.216 Magnitude 2.6
3 mi ENE of Winston-Salem, NC
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The last time an earthquake happened in that region of North Carolina was a magnitude 2.5 at 6:22 a.m. EDT on October 3, 1986.