- J.D. Capelouto The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
A small earthquake jolted a portion of northwest Georgia on Sunday night.
The quake struck an area just north of LaFayette at 9:51 p.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The magnitude was measured at 2.2.
The epicenter, near Old Mineral Springs Road, was located about 85 miles northwest of Atlanta and 18 miles west of Dalton.
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