3.0 magnitude earthquake near Maryville

3.0 magnitude earthquake near Maryville

3.0 magnitude earthquake near Maryville

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) says a 3.0 magnitude earthquake struck near Maryville,  which is about 12 miles south of Knoxville early Monday morning on January 14, 2019.

According to the USGS , the earthquake happened about 4 a.m. ET about 1.7 miles south east of Maryville.

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Poeple in Maryville and Farragut felt shaking, no damage has been reported.

The East Tennessee Seismic Zone, which extends across Tennessee and northwest Georgia into northeast Alabama, is one of the most active earthquake areas in the Southeast.

 

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