A 4.4 earthquake shook eastern Tennessee early Wednesday morning, with shaking felt as far away as downtown Atlanta.
This was the second most grounded quake to ever strike eastern Tennessee, as per the United States Geological Service (USGS). The most grounded was a 4.7 greatness seismic tremor close Maryville, Tennessee, in 1973.
The quake struck 7 miles from Decatur, Tennessee, at 4:13 a.m. EST, as per the United States Geological Service (USGS). The shudder was shallow at a profundity of 6 miles beneath the Earth’s surface.
Decatur is around 150 miles north of Atlanta, where individuals took to Twitter to report that shaking was felt in the city.
Shaking was likewise felt in eastern Kentucky, as indicated by the National Weather Service office in Jackson.
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Milder air, stormy climate to come back to southern, eastern US by late week
Seismic tremor causes across the board harm
There have been no prompt reports of harm.
One consequential convulsion of 3.3 greatness pursued the underlying shake.
— Brad Nitz (@BradNitzWSB) 12 décembre 2018