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Yes, we do have earthquakes in our state

by The 100 Companies

No need to bolt down fragile items in your home, but we do have earthquakes in Georgia. Recently, there were two about 9 miles north of Milledgeville a few hours apart, which registered magnitudes of 2.2 and 2.3. One near Stillmore this summer registered 3.9.

The strongest earthquake in recent Georgia history was in December 2018 when the northern part of the state, including the Atlanta metro area, felt the effects of a 4.4 magnitude earthquake that originated in central Tennessee.

Although rare, earthquakes in Georgia occur near one of the three fault lines, the Brevard, the Soque River and Salacoa Creek.

Jan Schroder, The Georgia 100

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