Gwinnett County

Another small earthquake reported in Gwinnett County near Lake Lanier

BUFORD, Ga. — For the third time since Thursday night, an small earthquake was reported in metro Atlanta.

The latest earthquake happened in Buford on Sunday night just after 8:30 p.m., according to United States Geological Survey.

USGS said this earthquake was 2.0 in magnitude and 1.3 kilometers in depth, according to USGS.

Late Thursday night, a 2.5 magnitude earthquake was recorded in Buford. Both of these earthquakes happened a short distance from Lake Lanier.

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Most earthquakes less than 3.0 magnitude are typically not felt, according to Severe Weather Team 2.

There have not been any reports of injuries or damages following the earthquake.


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