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Small earthquake strikes north Georgia mountains

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McCAYSVILLE, Ga. -

A small earthquake has rattled North Georgia near the border of Tennessee and North Carolina.
 
The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the 2.5-magnitude tremor happened just after midnight Saturday. The epicenter was calculated to be at McCaysville.
 
Residents of nearby Blue Ridge reported that the earthquake sounded like a bomb.
 
Officials said they received calls about the earthquake, but no damage was reported.

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