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2.9-magnitude earthquake hits northwest Georgia

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DALTON, Ga. -

Authorities say a small earthquake struck near Dalton, in northwest Georgia.

The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports (http://bit.ly/10zgySz) that the quake hit at 7:39 Tuesday about four miles northwest of Dalton.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that it was a 2.9-magnitude earthquake. There were no immediate reports of any damage.

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Information from: Chattanooga Times Free Press, http://www.timesfreepress.com

 

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