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HANMER SPRINGS, NEW ZEALAND - NOVEMBER 14: Large cracks are seen on Highway 7 following a 7.5 magnitude earthquake on November 14, 2016 near Hanmer Springs, New Zealand. The 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck 20km south-east of Hanmer Springs at 12.02am and triggered tsunami warnings for many coastal areas. (Photo by Matias Delacroix/Getty Images)

The weekend earthquake in North Carolina has experts talking about more to come.

Although seismologists say it is extremely rare for earthquakes to hit the east coast, aftershocks should be expected after yesterday’s magnitude 5.1 shaker in North Carolina. NC State University Geologist Del Bohnenstiehl shares that at least a dozen have already been detected.

He and others are trying to figure out how the temblor happened. Bohnenstiehl also says that although it’s rare, there is the possibility that Sunday’s quake was a foreshock of a larger one to come.

Source: WRAL

Here’s what some local experts are saying: