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DALTON, Ga. -- A small earthquake struck northwest Georgia Tuesday evening.

The quake hit at 7:39 p.m. about four miles northwest of Dalton.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that it was a 2.9-magnitude earthquake.

Dalton PolicespokesmanBruce Frazier said he wasn't aware of any reports of damage in the city.