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Small quake Sunday southeast of Atlanta

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting a small earthquake at about 7:27 p.m. EST Sunday 13 miles from Milledgeville, Ga., southeast of Atlanta. The very shallow tremor was measured at Magnitude 3.2.

Eastern Georgia and especially South Carolina have been the sites of numerous small, and a few very big earthquakes over the past few centuries.

An 1886 quake in Charleston, S.C. killed scores of people, did tremendous damage and was felt as far away as Boston, Bermuda, Chicago and Cuba.

Here are some details on last night's tremor. Here are some more maps.

And here is some information about the history of earthquakes in Georgia.

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