- Associated Press - Monday, December 15, 2014

LENOIR, N.C. (AP) - No injuries have been reported after an early morning earthquake in Caldwell County.

The U.S. Geological Survey says on its website that a magnitude 3.0 earthquake happened just before 2 a.m. Monday about nine miles north of Lenoir.

Some residents tell local media outlets that the earthquake sounded like an explosion, shaking homes and rattling windows.

No injuries have been reported.

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide