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Florida earthquake? 3.8 magnitude ’quake confirmed

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MOUNT CARMEL, Fla. – No damage is being reported after a weak earthquake occurred along the Alabama-Florida line.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a magnitude 3.8 quake happened Thursday morning just north of Mount Carmel, Florida.

The location is a mostly forested area southwest of Brewton, Alabama.

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office says it hasn’t gotten any calls about damage. But area residents reported feeling it in response to a question posed by the area National Weather Service office on its Facebook page.

The quake occurred more than 6 miles beneath the surface.

We have had a few reports of possible seismic activity from Santa Rosa county FL and Escambia county AL. The USGS...

Posted by US National Weather Service Mobile Alabama on Thursday, September 3, 2020