Earthquake west of Kingsport, Tenn., Did You Feel It?



According to the United States Geological Survey, a 2.6-magnitude earthquake shook the ground of East Tennessee Sunday at approximately 11:47 a.m.

The quake’s epicenter was located approximately 5-miles northwest of Rogersville, Tennessee, roughly 30 miles west of Kingsport.

Quakes of this magnitude rarely cause significant damage; however, they are often felt and can sometimes be strong enough to shake indoor objects.

According to USGS data, the minor quake was felt as far away as Florence, Alabama.

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