Earthquake felt in eastern Tennessee, Kentucky


JACKSBORO, Tenn. (AP) – A small earthquake hit East Tennessee on Monday. The U.S. Geological Survey said a magnitude 3.8 earthquake struck near Fincastle, Tennessee in Campbell County.

A USGS map showed it was felt around East Tennessee and southern Kentucky. It was the second earthquake to hit the area in two days. The USGS said a magnitude 2.8 earthquake hit on Sunday.

There were no immediate reports of damage, news but WVLT-TV viewers said they felt the quake. Tiffany Martin said it shook her house in Oak Ridge and Adam Watson said it rattled his dishes in Whitesburg. Alisa Potts of Williamsburg, Kentucky, said her entire house shook.

For local and breaking news, weather alerts, video and more, download the FREE WOWK 13 News App from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.

More Stories

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Download the FREE WOWK 13 News App

Washington DC Bureau

More Washington DC Bureau

Don't Miss

Trending Stories

Local Events