Magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolts Tennessee; felt in Atlanta

December 12, 2018 - 4:56 am

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 early Wednesday morning about 7 miles (11 kilometers) northeast of Decatur. About 13 minutes later, a 3.3 magnitude aftershock then struck.

AP Editorial Categories: 
Comments ()