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Earthquake reported in Northeast Forsyth County
Three Sisters Island old, shot by Erin O. Smith
An earthquake was reported Dec. 9, 2020, in Northeast Forsyth County on a peninsula off Browns Bridge Road and north of Three Sisters Island in Lake Lanier. - photo by Times file
According to the US Geological Service, a 1.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded in Northeast Forsyth County at about 8:45 p.m. Dec. 9. In a Facebook post on Thursday night, Forsyth County Sheriff Ron Freeman stated that “dozens of calls" were made to 911 as the quake was felt in Forsyth County, but no damage was reported.