2.6 earthquake in WNC

NORTH CAROLINA —A 2.6 magnitude earthquake was reported in a western North Carolina county Sunday evening.

According to the United States Geological Survey, the epicenter of the earthquake was located just off Sawyer Road in Hays, NC in Wilkes County.

The earthquake was recorded at a depth of 4.3 kilometers.

There’s no information on any damage or injuries sustained in this earthquake.

David Wheeler for NC Senate District 47