The 2.3 magnitude quake was felt just over a mile outside of Lilburn.
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Did you feel that? Minor earthquake hits Gwinnett County

A mild earthquake was recorded near Lilburn in Gwinnett County Sunday morning, according to the United States Geological Survey

The 2.3 magnitude earthquake happened about 4:20 a.m., the USGS said. 

The epicenter of the minor quake was just over a mile from the center of Lilburn and about 3.35 miles deep, according to USGS records. 

No injuries or damage was reported. 

The strongest earthquake felt in Georgia was a 4.4 magnitude quake in December 2018. It was the second-strongest on record in Tennessee, where it originated. 

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While we might not think of Georgia as quake country, the ground does shake now and then. More than three dozen earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 or greater have occurred in Georgia since 1974, according to a review of data from the U.S. Geological Survey.

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