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Earthquake excites, but no damage

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‘Like a car rammed against the side of my house’

By Damon Lawrence

An Eastern Kentucky earthquake Saturday rattled residents in Roane County.
The 4.3-magnitude quake which started near Whitesburg, Ky., was felt in various degrees throughout East Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, South Carolina and other states.
Sandra and Walter Calbaugh of Kingston both experienced the unnerving incident.
“It shook the curio cabinet and shook around pretty good,” Walter said. “There was no trouble telling what it was. There was no doubt.”


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