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Weak earthquake occurs on Alabama-Florida line; no damage

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Posted at 1:02 PM, Sep 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-03 14:43:52-04

BREWTON, Ala. (AP) — No damage is being reported after a weak earthquake occurred along the Alabama-Florida line.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a magnitude 4 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.