2.0 magnitude earthquake reported near Mentone
MENTONE, Ala. (WAFF) - A 2.0 magnitude earthquake was reported near Mentone on Friday afternoon by the United States Geological Survey.
According to a Facebook post by the Alabama Emergency Management Agency, the earthquake was near the Alabama-George state line, east of DeSoto State Park and southeast of Mentone. The region has faults associated with the Appalachian Mountains and a history of small earthquakes.
A 4.6 magnitude earth quake was reported near Fort Payne in 2003.
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