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Magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolts Tennessee; felt in Atlanta


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  • Aug. 01, 2020 - 12:41 PM

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Magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolts Tennessee; felt in Atlanta

earthquake.usgs.gov

DECATUR, Tenn. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck eastern Tennessee and could be felt in Atlanta.

The light earthquake occurred Wednesday around 4:14 a.m. about 7 miles (11 kilometers) northeast of Decatur. About 13 minutes later, a 3.3 magnitude aftershock then struck.

There did not appear to be any immediate reports of injuries.

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If you felt the 4.4 magnitude earthquake that shook parts of Georgia this morning, report it here: https://earthquake.usgs.gov/data/dyfi/