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Feeling shook? 3.2 earthquake registered in South Augusta

If you’re feeling a little shook up this morning, you’re not alone.

The United States Geological Survey announced that a 3.2 earthquake was registered at around 11:15 a.m. 6 km southwest of Augusta (epicenter: 33.430°N 82.019°W, depth: 14.9 km).

Watch this space throughout the day for more information, or visit the USGS’s earthquake information center to learn more.

1:40 p.m.

If you observe damage within the medical center as a result of the earthquake, call 706-721-4551. To report damage to the university, call 706-721-2434.

Edit: A previous version of this story reported that the earthquake registered at a magnitude of 3.0. The USGS has since updated their report to reflect a magnitude of 3.2.

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Nick Garrett is a communications coordinator in the Division of Communications & Marketing at Augusta University. Contact him at 706-446-4802 or

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