2.7 magnitude earthquake felt near Kodak

KODAK (WATE) – The U.S. Geological Survey reports a 2.7 magnitude earthquake in the Kodak area Thursday night.

The quake was reported around 8:40 p.m. near Douglas Lake and Winfield Dunn Parkway. Several people in the Sevier County area messaged WATE 6 On Your Side to say they felt the ground shake.

More online: Did you feel it? Report it to USGS

An estimated 30,000 earthquakes are reported each year with a magnitude of 2.5 to 5.4 or less, according to research by Michigan Tech. They are often felt but cause little to no damage.

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