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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - EASTERN TENNESSEE on Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - EASTERN TENNESSEE on Wednesday, 12 December 2018
Dec 12 09:30: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 9.0 to 2.0 km.
Date & time: Wed, 12 Dec 09:14:42 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.63°N / 84.75°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Raton-Clayton (1757 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
Wed, 12 Dec 09:14 UTCM 4.4 / 9 km- 11km NNE of Decatur, Tennessee[Map]USGS
Wed, 12 Dec 09:14 UTCM 4.8 Tennessee[Map]GeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Boaz, Alabama 35957 / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was asleep upstairs and I was awake in to everything shaking and kind of rocking so I grab my phone and look to see what time it was so 3:14 AM so I figured we were experiencing a mild earthquake !
Dandridge, Tn (119.7 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Maryville / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Ten Mile, Tennessee / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Jasper, TN / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Stone Mountain, GA / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(221.1 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Morganton Georgia / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Signal Mtn. / MMI IV (Light shaking): Signal Mt. TN ... light harmonic shaking, felt on second floor of house mirrors,bed shaking enough to wake us from a sleep. we are at 2300 feet above seal level elevation.
Greenville, SC / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cleveland,tn / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cullowhee (172.8 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Strange feeling by multiple people in the household awaking from sleep.
Ooltewah (46.8 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Allardt, TN / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
106 pleasant drive madisonville tn (33.8 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): been in earthquakes in calirornia.. water in glass vibrating.. low rumble sound like the feel of train passing nearby.. windows rattled and house had a vibration. lasted for what seemed 5 min... one major vibrating movement not a jolt.. then followed by after math or another lesser vibratory shake...
Fort Payne, Alabama / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Marietta GA / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Douglasville / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke me up out of my sleep
Lenoir city tn / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Kennesaw, GA (191.8 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I woke up to the sound of the nightstand rocking and then realized the bed was shaking.
Canton, GA / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(29.9 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VIII (Severe shaking): woke me up (via app)
Dallas, Ga 30157 / MMI IV (Light shaking): Hard to classify as I have no prior experiences to compare it with. Strong enough to wake me up. But most likely light shaking. Most intense right after waking, then shaking lightened. Walls “popped” at first, then just rumbling,shaking. Lasted about 15-20 seconds.
Spalding County, Griffin, GA Felt a ripple move th / MMI IV (Light shaking): The room felt like a ripple went through the air. I heard shaking of the floor and walls. A few light after shocks have gone through. Nothing broken thankfully upstairs or down far as I know.
Knoxville / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Carrollton, GA / MMI III (Weak shaking): Our window was shaking And rattling and woke us up.
Athens, Tennessee 37303 / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Maryville, TN / MMI IV (Light shaking)
LaGrange, GA / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I laid in bed at 4:15AM thinking, “Why is our house shaking?! We live in Georgia!”
Town of Fairview in NE Cullman County, Alabama (227.6 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: Dishes rattling in kitchen sink between 3:00 and 3:30 a.m.
Newport, TN / MMI III (Weak shaking): We are camping in our RV and I woke up to feel the bed shaking. My pets also woke up, but my husband slept through it.
Riceville, TN / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Harriman, Tennessee / MMI V (Moderate shaking): House was shaking
Cleveland / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke up to house shaking. Photos and decor were banging on wall. Pets frightened. Could hear the earth rumble.
Greenback TN 37742 / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke up to house shaking and rattling.
Lincoln, al / MMI IV (Light shaking)
1307 Miami Street Athens Tn / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Black mountain Mc 4:15 am woke me up building shoo / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Awakened to building shaking and rattling sounds at 4:25 am
Cleveland TN (46.9 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I woke up to the house shaking. (Used to live in California so knew what was happening)
(93.8 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Fayetteville, TN (177.1 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I awoke to our iron wall decor (hanging above the backboard of our bed) rattling for about 4 to 5 seconds.
(171.5 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Asheville (197.4 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke up to the bed shaking, and the house was shaking and making some noise as well.
Vonore, tn. / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was up about 4am and about 4:15am went to plug in the Christmas tree and felt a slight shaking of the house and sound like a burst of heavy wind outside or something sliding down the roof. It caught me off guard and didn’t realize it was an earthquake until I saw it on facebook.
Gastonia NC (320.2 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Was lying awake in bed and felt the shake for 6-7 seconds.
Hixson Tennessee / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Asheville, NC / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Morristown, TN (105.1 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was awake at the time my house started shaking. I was upstairs and the shake was strong enough to know it was an earthquake. I began trying to find it posted on the internet but It was too soon to find anything on it. It lasted around 10 seconds or less.
(272.4 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): It felt as if somerhing was rolling under the floors of my house. It was in a sweeping motion and moved from one room to another.
Chattanooga / MMI II (Very weak shaking): It woke me from my deep sleep in my upstairs bedroom in my house.
Dallas (191.3 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Chattanooga, TN / MMI IV (Light shaking): Awakened by sort of a groaning noise and the house shaking. Seemed to last for a minute or two.
Turtletown TN (72.8 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke me up. House shaking lamps headboard of bed etc. All shaking.
Atlanta (218.1 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Pictures rattled on walls. Dogs barked.
Cleveland Georgia / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke up to house rattling.
athens, ga / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Felt the floor of house shake and move for a second. My first thought was a vehicle bumping into the house.
Loudon, TN (37.8 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cumming / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Ft Payne / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
28789, Whittier, NC / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It vibrated the wall and rattled the stuff on my porch. I though we had a bear or raccoon outside looking for food.
Graysville Tennessee / MMI IV (Light shaking): We felt the bed shake.
Evensville, TN / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Awoke out of a deep sleep at 3:15, loud roar and house shaking. It was alarming to say the least. Mirrored closet door shook and blinds rattled but thankfully nothing broken.
30240 / MMI IV (Light shaking): Happen to be up at this time. I felt a singular jolt or lurch feeling that felt like it covered everything around me. Water in cup next to me had ripples in it. I even wondered if it was due to an earth quake.
Braselton ga / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
262 Mossy Way Kennesaw Georgia (186.3 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was asleep in bed and was awakened by the bed shaking. The lamp shades on the night stands on either side of the bed shook for about a minute.
Dayton, ten / MMI III (Weak shaking): Awoken to increasingly loud rumble and picture frames rattling in wall.
Duluth, GA / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was up with the baby and heard and felt the house shake like a huge gust of wind hit the house. My four year old woke up scared. Not sure if it would have woke me if I weren’t already awake, my husband slept through it.
Rockwood,Tn. / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Commerce Ga / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(278.5 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I woke up and my bed and home was shaking.
(63 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Norcross, Ga / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Waynesville NC / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(257.6 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Sounded like a bang against the side of the house (via app)
(24.8 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Was interesting, Work at E&E and we thought a press crashed
Villa Rica (213.5 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I felt my bed shaking
cumming, GA / MMI IV (Light shaking): Few minutes after 4:00 am house starts shaking and creaking.
Calhoun Georgia 30701 / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Heard it first, waking me, then shook house for 2-3 minutes
Newnan, GA / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I felt a mild shaking but enough to wake me up.
Acworth GA 30102 (196.5 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Etowah, Tennessee / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Soddy Daisy, TN (61.8 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Wall hangings shook noticeably as well as the bed for approximately 5-10 seconds.
(198.2 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
212 S Matlock Athens TN / MMI IV (Light shaking): There was vibration throughout the house. There was a low, continuous rumbling sound. The windows were rattling.
Murphy (98.4 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Knoxville, TN / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Fayetteville GA / MMI IV (Light shaking): Light sleeper - woke me out of my sleep, house was kind of shaking.
Douglasville, GA / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Chatsworth (125.4 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Shook the house sounded like a jet flying low
Tullahoma / MMI IV (Light shaking): Awakened from sleep, sounded as if a small animal (eg cat) was running across the floor (but she was on our bed)
Marietta Georgia / MMI III (Weak shaking): Minor shaking while in bed. Felt enough that wife woke me.
Brookhaven, GA / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Alpharetta, Georgia / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Knoxville / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was up looking at TV and I felt the house vibrate felt like it was moving I said oh lord what is happening
29687 / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Was woken up not realizing that it was an earthquake until later
dalton georgia (96.3 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(178.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke up to bed shaking for about 30 seconds.
Ellijay, ga (105.7 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was confused and scared because it was so sudden and unexpected. The entire house was shaking and the ceiling fans rattled loudly
Cleveland, TN / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(45.7 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I selected light shaking, but I would say it was between light and moderate. It woke me up at 4:15 and I did a google search to see if it had been reported. It was too soon at that time and my pets did not seem disturbed. How weird, yet exciting!, to feel. This was the strongest one I’ve ever felt!
Clayton ga (149.8 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Sweetwater / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I was asleep and woke up to small shaking and thought someone was pounding on the door!
Talking Rock GA / MMI IV (Light shaking): Our cabinet doors was chattering and woke me up!!
Athens tn / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
(211.6 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): in Alpharetta ga. woke me with bed shaking and nightstand lights rattling for several seconds
Marietta (186.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Light to moderate shaking for several seconds. Woke us all up around 4:15 a.m. Thought it felt like earthquake but didn't take any action immediately. Went back to sleep and googled "was their an earthquake" when woke up later.
Cleveland / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Cleveland tennessee (51.2 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Nolin Lake Kentucky (195.5 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(224.1 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Canton ga / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
Snellville ga / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Rock Springs, Ga / MMI IV (Light shaking): I woke up a few mins before the shaking started. It scared me because I have never felt an earthquake before.
Grandview TN / MMI IV (Light shaking): Light to moderate whole house shaking which was strong enough to wake me up from a deep sleep
Cleveland, TN / MMI IV (Light shaking): There are train tracks behind my house which is what I thought it was in my half awake/half asleep delirium. It was much louder and caused more shaking of my walls and windows so I thought maybe there had been a train wreck. The idea of an earthquake briefly passes through my mind but again, I was out of it and it wasn't strong enough or long enough to fully wake me up.
Suwanee, GA / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was asleep and woke to doors rattling
(51.8 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Sweetwater, TN / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
SUWANEE GA, / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Murphy / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I'm from California, but live in Murphy, I woke to the house shaking..i woke my husband and said it's an earthquake..he laughed and went back to sleep..now I can laugh and say I told you so...lol..sti felt weird
Knoxville, TN / MMI V (Moderate shaking): In the West Knoxville suburb of Hardin valley (zip code 37932). It felt land sounded like a helicopter landed on the roof and was rattling the house. The sound of the rumble was so unique.
Villa Rica / MMI VI (Strong shaking): i was skyping my fiance in Villa rica GA as im in Australia and i saw it ...shook the computer side to side severely for about 15 seconds .the visual of it i almost could feel it from Aussie land lol .. it was a strong one thats for sure
Carrollton ga / MMI IV (Light shaking)
916 ridge circle rd andersonville tn home / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(163.9 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke up with room and bed shaking, everything shaking, dresser, ceiling fan.
15 miles south of La Plata, Maryland / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was awakened by a soft shaking of the bed which intensified for several seconds (30 to 45 seconds) then it abruptly stopped. Two or three seconds later there was another slight rumble and then stopped completely. I thought we were having another earthquake in our area but when I googled it I noticed that an earthquake had just occurred in Eastern Tennessee.
(249.7 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Entire warehouse shook here at Anniston Army Depot. No damage to report but the entire warehouse was shaking.
Marietta, GA 30067 / MMI II (Very weak shaking): 4:13am was woken up when I felt my bed shake as if someone jumped on it. Windows rattled and felt room moving, heard rumbling.
charlotte / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Loved it
Orlando Florida (877.8 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Woke us up due to objects possibly falling, I didn’t understand what it was I was hearing. My father also woke up the same time.
405 Chestnut St. Spring City TN 37381 / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Knoxville, TN / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Atlanta / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(213.7 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): We were asleep and were woken up by the shaking.
Ooltewah, TN / MMI IV (Light shaking): My whole house shook - dishes rattled in cupboards but nothing fell off of walls or was broken. Even my bed was shaking.
Knoxville (58.5 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was awoken by slight shaking of house. Lasted about 10-15 seconds.
Canton GA / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Atlanta, Ga. / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Norcross, Georgia (198.5 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
(160.3 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
North Hixson, Tennessee (66.5 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was half awake, lying in bed, about to get up. All of a sudden the bed starts shaking almost violently and we can hear a loud sound outside, like 18-wheelers barreling down the road. It was difficult to even sit up until it was over.
Alpharetta / MMI V (Moderate shaking): We woke up to find the bed, furniture and cabinets shaking/rattling for 5 seconds or so...was trying to figure out what it was
Roswell, GA / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke up after what felt like a jolt. Walls vibrated as if traffic was passing by
Acworth, ga / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke me up instantly. As an experienced resident from many years spent in California, I was not expecting this one in Georgia. Worst I’ve ever felt.
(74 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
McMinnville tn / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Griffin Rd NW, Carterville, GA / MMI IV (Light shaking): awaken by a vibration of the house. i checked our Nest cams and didn’t notice any major shaking of vehicles but one of the cameras inside of the house you can hear our glassware shaking in the background. Very interesting!
Agency, Iowa (888.4 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: Sounded as if the front door frame shifted making a minor pop sound. (via app)
Dayton, tn / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It felt, to me, like a jet was flying so close to my house that I could touch it. The house shook. I shook in my bed. I heard creaking and my dogs started whimpering.
(177.1 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(237.5 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Cumming / MMI IV (Light shaking)
chattanooga tn / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Marietta GA / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(214.5 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Marietta, GA (185.5 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke up to the sound of the doors in the house rattling and the bed shaking.
Heard County, GA / MMI IV (Light shaking): Bed shook with headboard banging against wall. Items on bookshelf moved or fell over. Woke family from sleep
(48.3 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Johnson City TN (127.7 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): It shook my bed and woke me up!
Marietta Georgia (208.1 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Blue Ridge (91.9 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Athens, GA / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I could hear my bedroom door shaking in its frame and was woken up. The shaking lasted 20-30 seconds.
McMinnville, TN Fairview Community / MMI IV (Light shaking): I have felt tremors before so I knew immediately that an earthquake was in progress. I got out of bed to check the TV news but it was not yet being reported. Any damages at epicenter???
(187.7 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was sleeping. The shaking of the house woke me up. The house was weaving. The closet door was rattling.
Dahlonega, GA / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(186.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Sweetwater tn / MMI IV (Light shaking): Was asleep and got woken up by bed shaking and could feel it in my ears
Carrollton,Ga. 30116 / MMI VI (Strong shaking): It woke me up from a sleep. It was shaking things in the house and knocked things down on our porch.
Sale Creek, TN / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I was awoke from sleep to hear and feel shaking/vibrating. I knew it wasnt a train because the trains thar go by never shake the house
Newnan, ga / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was awoken by the earthquake, but since earthquakes don’t happen here often I wasn’t sure exactly what it was. I heard things in the house rattle, it felt like the whole house was shaken a little bit. I texted my parents and they felt it too and we determined it was an earthquake.
Woodstock ga / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cartersville GA (152.4 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Woke my wife and I both up.
1927 Brady Drive, Dalton, Georgia / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was sleeping when my wife rolled over in bed, waking me up. I noticed the bed was gently rocking and that out bedroom door was rattling. This was around 4:15 A.M. EST, maybe a little earlier.
Dalton Ga (136.2 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(175.8 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Woke me up. Bed was shaking. Only, I checked my phone at 3:50 am to see if there had been a quake, a full 30 min. before reported.
Friendsville TN- / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Agency, Iowa (888.4 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: Heard what sounded like the front door frame slightly shifted, like a small pop. (via app)
Atlanta, GA 30305 / MMI IV (Light shaking): A little after 4 am while working in the kitchen, I heard the windows rattle and a noise as if someone was vibrating the breakfast room. It lasted for about 6 seconds.
Travelers Rest, SC (220.4 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt the house shudder followed by groans and popping sounds. My daughter, 9, a very sound sleeper, came into my room wide awake just a few minutes later and said she thought we had an earthquake. Turns out she was right.
Hixson, TN I felt the whole house shaking for a fe / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Kingston / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was sleeping (4 am) when I felt it and heard it! I'm from Puebla MX so I grew up knowing what earthquakes feel like. I was sure it was an earthquake so I checked the media for any reactions, but nothing official until an hour later.
(165.5 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Robbinsville (87.3 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Lasted a long period. Office setting with desk items and files shaking. Chair and walls shaking and making loud noises. Doors moving and popping
(10.6 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Somerset Kentucky / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Dallas ga / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Farragut, TN 37934 / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Dacula / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke me up from sleep.
McMinnville, tn (93.2 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Reidville, South Carolina / MMI IV (Light shaking): My dresser handles were shaking and woke me up and then it happened again then i knew what just happened 412 and 415
Atlanta ga (213.2 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Spring City,Tn (2.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke me up.
Peachtree City GA / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I was asleep the whole time and only knew about it when a friend told me later that it happened.
Powder Springs Ga / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke me out of my sleep bed was shaking as well as all the knobs on the dresser drawers. thought the house the house was about to crumble.
Atlanta (213 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Hull Ga 30646 / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Sweetwater TN / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Sandy Springs, GA (195 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke me up. Heard low rumbling and what sounding like house cracking.
peachtree city (252 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Suwanee, GA / MMI IV (Light shaking): Thought that maybe a tree fell in backyard
POWDER SPRINGS, GA...bedroom / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Hixson Tn / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Acworth / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Ringgold,GA / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I had been up about 15 minutes before it started and had not go back to sleep I live in a brick house on a solid foundation and the whole house was shaking we had been hit by tornado a few years ago so it was alarming because of the rumbling sound
Englewood Tn / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Cumming, GA / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Athens (27.2 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Two waves, the second following on the heels of the first and much more severe. Lasted about 10 seconds and seemed like a slow wave that rolled through compared to faster oscillating tremors experienced in California in the 60's.
Calhoun,TN / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt about 4:15am
Tunnel Hill Ga / MMI III (Weak shaking): It was strange I’ve never experienced one before it was almost like animals running through the house
354 Garland Rose Lane Dallas GA 30157 / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Crossville / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Crossville felt it...
Cleveland / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Canton, Georgia / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was Sleeping When the whole house started shaking. It lasted for around a minute.
Athens, TN / MMI IV (Light shaking)
acworth GA 30101 / MMI III (Weak shaking): my alarm goes off at 4:15. This morning I hit snooze. about 4:20 is when I was jolted! Thought it was a train!
440 Allen Road, Sweetwater, TN 37874 / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cleveland, GA / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Mableton (260.9 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): The shaking of our bed and nightstands were felt, heard.
Dahlonega, GA / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke up the adults in the house. Lasted 5-10 seconds, maybe longer.
Cleveland TN 37323 / MMI IV (Light shaking): I woke up at 4:16 a.m. (eastern) and felt the house shake for 8 or 9 seconds. Low rumbling sound.
Ringgold, GA / MMI IV (Light shaking): This quake did wake me. Also my daughter was awakened by this mild quake. On the other hand, my husband, whom was lying beside me in bed, was none the wiser.
Flowery Branch, Ga / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I felt a shaking while in bed but I also heard it shaking in the attic. The noise woke me up.
Calhoun, GA (152.1 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Powder Springs, GA (197.8 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): I was awaken with my bed shaking. The pictures were vibrating against the walls. I could hear furniture rattling.
Roswell, GA (237.8 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Cumming, GA (162.1 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I had just gotten my son a glass of water and had gotten back in bed. My entire bed shook and their were loud noises from the roof, creaks. I thought it was the wind at first and listened for that. The shakes only lasted a few seconds. It alarmed me.
Tellico plains Tn (43.7 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Oxford Al (246 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt like a large washing machine was off load lol shook the house
(20.4 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Knoxville / MMI IV (Light shaking): We were sound asleep, but my husband and I both woke to the armoire doors in our room loudly rattling and realized our bed was also shaking.
Between cumming ga and gainesville on hwy 369 (164.9 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Bed shaking and small items on bedside table rattling
Newnan Georgia / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Athens, TN / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Chatanooger / MMI II (Very weak shaking): This shit was very violent I spilled my beer
Senoia ga (337.3 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Bremen, GA / MMI IV (Light shaking): Shook house for a minute. Woke me up.
30329 / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Alpharetta Ga / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Athens, TN / MMI III (Weak shaking): At the hospital and noticed the wall and floor shaking
Canton, GA / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was asleep and I got woken up to the shaking and it terrified me!
Rome GA / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Nashville / MMI IV (Light shaking): I work nights in a group room I thought someone fell in the floor and the house did a little shaking. I checked on all the residents everyone was sleeping. I never thought about an earthquake. Watched the morning news and they were reporting about earthquake in east Tennessee this morning around 3:15. That is also the same time that I heard the noise and felf the house shaking.
Dallas ga / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke out of my sleep me and my husband as the house shook like a severe heavy wind. Felt like a whole minute
Cleveland, TN / MMI IV (Light shaking): Awakened by feeling the house shaking. Feeling the floor shaking under my feet. Pictures and fixtures rattling.
Harrison Bay TN / MMI IV (Light shaking): Shaking to awake us in Harrison TN
Covington GA (254 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Bed shoke like the dog jumped on the bed
Canton, Ga / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Cleveland, tn / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Maryville, TN / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke me up out of my sleep at 4:15 am. I was in a panic and thought I might have been dreaming. My 16 month old was in her crib and I ran to her but she did not wake up from it.
(189.6 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): My daughter and mom were startled awake by the shaking of large furniture, desks & dressers. Nothing broke or fell, but my daughter's huge wall unit and heavy bed were shaking.
Cumming, GA (192.3 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I woke up to what felt like someone shaking the bed and the bed frame and walls were creaking. I was very confused at first because there was nobody in the room with me! Lasted about 10 seconds.
Weaverville, NC / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke me up around 4:10 am. Bed was shaking, object on wall moving.
Canton, GA / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
2910 Peerless road Cleveland tn / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Chattanooga, TN / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Was in bed & just woke up right before. Heard rattling & then shaking of bed. Not my first earthquake so knew immediately what was happening. WS disappointed husband was out of town as he has never felt before.
Milton, Georgia, my bed / not felt: I was sleeping so I don’t know if I felt anything or not, but my son woke me up around 5 and I was dreaming that there was a storm and I was holding a window.
Chattanooga Tennessee / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Signal Mt / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Andrews, NC / MMI III (Weak shaking): I didn't feel it because I was sleeping but my daughter woke me, she was visibly shaken. She thought the ceiling was going to fall on her, the fan lights were swinging and the cats were freaking out.
(266.7 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Carrollton GA (229.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Lenoir City, TN / MMI IV (Light shaking): Slight shaking and rattling of items on furniture at 4:15 am that woke me up. Lasted for maybe a half a minute or so.
Dahlonega ga / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Sequatchie County TN (68.2 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was woken up to my bed shaking, I rolled over looked at the clock it was 4:08 I rolled back over, I remembered a evironmental science class about earthquakes and knew that's what it was, then went back to sleep.
Blue Ridge, Georgia (81.9 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke me from sleep, dressers mirror and handles shaking and loud constant roar.
Marietta, GA / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Easley, SC (near Greenville, SC) / MMI II (Very weak shaking): 4:15am monetary upstairs shaking, but bathroom mirrors continued to 'rattle' for a few seconds until I physically pushed them aside.
Fall Creek Falls TN / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Alcoa, Tennessee / not felt
Ellijay, Ga. / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was awakened from a sound sleep.
(248.1 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Marietta Ga (205.7 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Snellville ga (357.9 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was scared,nervous anxiety and didn't know what going to happen next
Canton ga.30115 / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Wake us up and I knew what it was !
Ten Mile,TN (10.9 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(170.9 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I woke up to my head banging against the bed. The window was rattling and blocking out any other noises, because it was so loud. I did not understand what was happening at first, as I have never been in an earthquake before. After it was over, I realized what it was. I went outside my room, and my entire family had woken up from it. Nothing was damaged.
Newnan, GA (318.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Karns / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke me up. Seemed to last for a minute or so.
Laurelwood court, Canton, ga 30115 / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke all 3 of us shaking the house. Lasted about 10 seconds
(76.3 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Hardin Valley, TN / MMI III (Weak shaking): It was a loud thundering rumbling like huge earth movers doing construction just outside my window.
Dallas, GA / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(210.4 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): It was enough to wake us up (via app)
Niota,tn / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Was awoke out of a sleep by the house rumbling. It only lasted a few seconds.
Marietta, GA / MMI III (Weak shaking): MARIETTA, GA: I had awakened an hour or so earlier and was dozing. I felt the bed and whole house shake along with the associated groaning and pops. This lasted for several seconds and several tremors. Having lived in California for 25 years I wS certain it was an earthquake. After checking the house without finding visible signs of damage I went back to sleep
Maryville Tn. / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sleeping.. heard soft boom light shaking of cabinets
Carrollton, GA / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Wartburg, tn / MMI III (Weak shaking): Sitting in office chair, felt vibration from feet, chair. Some slight disturbance in overhead ductwork. Coworker felt vibration leaning against wall.
Athens Tennessee / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Tate City , GA / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke us up and lasted for about 10 seconds
Kennesaw Georgia / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Hendersonville, NC / MMI IV (Light shaking): I felt what sounded like a distant explosion or earthquake and our house shook. We're in Hendersonville, NC. I was already awake, but definitely felt our house shake. We're 192 miles away from where it happened.
Johns Creek, GA / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Powder springs ga near lost mountain / MMI IV (Light shaking): Powder springs ga. I happened to be up. Was more of a large thump that rattled house esp windows. My puppy def felt it bacause she started barking. Have felt earthquakes near L.A..this was more of a hard jolt than a moving type tremor.
Hixson, TN. (64.2 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt the bed shake. Heard glasses rattling.
New Market, Al (167.7 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was awakened by a loud noise, the bed and windows shaking. Pictures on the walls were also vibrating.
carrollton ga / MMI III (Weak shaking): i was up on my phone and next think ik i just felt my whole room shaking like my bed shook and i was wondering what was happening
Cookeville TN / MMI IV (Light shaking): It woke my wife up first and she woke me up asking what was going on. It vibrated the house and the windows pretty good.
Riceville Tennessee / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Dallas,GA / MMI V (Moderate shaking): My bed solidly shook on first floor, my daughter's bed solidly shook on second floor. Woke us both up. Dog unsettled.
1380 Dividing Ridge Rd Spring City, TN / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Johns creek (257.2 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Johns creek round 4:15 the I thought someone was in my home
Miton, GA / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Calhoun Georgia / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cleveland, TN / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Felt my entire house shake. Alarmed my daughter and myself.
Murphy, NC / MMI IV (Light shaking): It woke me up, I heard the house rattled.
37312 / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Enough to wake me up. Felt like some one was stomping through the house.
Tellico Village TN (45.9 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): House was shaking enough to wake me. Items in the house were vibrating. Duration was several seconds.
Atlanta (204.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke up from the shaking, which felt more like waves than rattling. House was creaking.
Roswell, GA / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(41 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Acworth, GA (207.7 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Crossville, TN / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke me up, my bed was shaking.
Morrison TN (106.7 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Soddy Daisy,TN 37379 (52.6 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I woke up but it took me a few seconds to realize I was feeling a shaking motion. It came in about 3-4 waves. By that time I realized I must be feeling an earthquake. I looked at my watch and it was 4:14 am
Cleveland, TN (53.9 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Charleston, TN / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke up to rocking back and forth in bed and doors rattling.
Sparta, TN / MMI III (Weak shaking): Woke up to the sound of glasses shaking in cabinets.
Soddy Daisy, Tn / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Athens / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It woke me up and the entire house was shaking. The windows and front/back doors were rattling. The shaking alarmed me and even knocked a few things over.
Alpharetta, 30009 / MMI III (Weak shaking): It got real when the dog jumped in my lap. Also heard a very faint low rumbling which probably freaked out my dog.
Ellijay, Ga Tranquility at Carters Lake (115.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): The rattling sounds on my nightstand woke me up. It seemed to last for several seconds, long enough to jump out of bed trying to determine what was happening.
SUWANEE / MMI IV (Light shaking): Bed was shaking. An unlevel piece of decor was rattling.
Alpharetta, GA / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke Me Up! Bed shook a little!
Evensville TN / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Was in the shower, when I felt a thump and then a vibration. I thought my floor was falling in. My Huskies started howling I then assumed it might be an earthquake.
138 Susobell Place Woodstock ga (172.5 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I felt my bed shaking like someone was pushing it to rock back and forth. The double doors to my room creaked and slightly opened. Lasted about 15 seconds fading in that time.
Acworth (220.8 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Athens, Tn. / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): The earthquake woke my husband and I from a deep sleep.
Carterville has / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I woke up to the whole house shaking.
(189.3 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
knoxville, tn / MMI III (Weak shaking): strong enough to wake me up at 4:15am, lasted somewhere between 30-60 seconds. felt like being next to a railroad.
Marietta (187.2 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): First time I felt an earthquake! My dog and I were already awake or else we prob wouldnt have felt it.
Suwanee / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Rome Georgia / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Went to sleep on one side of bed woke up on other side
Cleveland, TN / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Woke me up, picture fell
Cleveland, TN / MMI IV (Light shaking): I’m a light sleeper so it woke me up when the house started shaking and I heard the dogs start to bark.
Murphy NC (Peachtree Atea) / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Was awakened by low rumbling thought maybe thunder then realized it was coming from the ground. 2nd story of wood home shook ever so slightly. Really, rather amazing and very humbling.
Acworth GA 30102 / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke up from my house shaking around. Couldn’t go back to sleep.
Hixson Tn / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Marietta georgia / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cassville, GA (153.8 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I woke up hearing the house creak and felt the bed shake for a few seconds.
Loudon ,Tn (29 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Loud rumble like thunder. House windows vibrated woke us up.
Scottsville KY / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Just laying in bed and felt a light shaking for about 20 seconds or so
30179 / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Canton, GA (162.1 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Awoke to shaking at 4:16am. Lasted about 10 seconds
Bristol, TN / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I thought something had fallen in the house
37322 (42.8 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke me up at 4 am
Hoschton, ga / MMI IV (Light shaking): Bed twisted, drawer handles shaking/clicking
Sweetwater,TN right next to I-75 / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Was layin in bed watching tv when all of a sudden I heard what sounded like a Jake break on a transfer truck then the entire building shook... Scared the crap out of me thought someone ram their vehicle thru the building!!
Mableton (202.4 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
30152 / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Felt a light rumble in the bathroom, as though someone was walking heavily on wooden floors.
West Knoxville / MMI IV (Light shaking): Low frequency shaking / rumbling woke me up from a deep sleep. Almost like a helicopter was landing just outside our home.
Cleveland / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
DOUGLASVILLE US / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Walnut Mountain, Ellijay, Georgia / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke both of us up. Heard and felt the quake. Even the Christmas bells displayed in the home started ringing from the movement. Similar to at least 2 quakes that have been felt here years ago in Ellijay, GA.
(114.9 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
2525 DeSales Ave / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(134.6 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Apison, Th 37302 / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cumming ga / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Dawsonville Georgia / MMI IV (Light shaking): Windows shaking bed shaking a little dogs barking
bradley stree Evensville Tennessee / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Kennesaw / MMI IV (Light shaking): It was so scary because I have never experienced this before. I woke ip to my door rattling and my heater on the floor was just shaking and making noise. Not to mention that the floor and bed were shakinh as well. Woke up exactly at 4:14 am.
Bill Miller Rd spring City, tn (8.9 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Moderate shaking small items knocked off tables. Pictures rattling on walls,
Spring City, TN / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was awoken to what sounded like a freight train and our dogs going crazy. Entire house shook!!
Maryville (75.4 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Dalton, GA / MMI IV (Light shaking): Awakened to sound of windows rattling and house shaking. Felt like train going by.
Hebbertsburg, TN / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was in bed and could feel the bed shaking. I also heard the house creak just a little.
Smyrna, GA / MMI IV (Light shaking): Enough to wake me up. Dishes and other objects rattled. Felt similar to heavy machinery working very close by.
Knoxville / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Campbells ledge. Pa / MMI IV (Light shaking): A snap amd crackle boom
Marietta, GA 30066 (5 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Whole house shook for about 30 secinds
Dandridge, TN / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cleveland, Tennessee (100.4 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was in bed. It seemed to last for almost a minute.
Ringgold, GA (138 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was on the computer paying bills and felt the shaking and could see the movement of the monitor. Although it was a light shaking, I could feel it as I sat in my chair.
Jonesborough, TN (220.9 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Very light shaking lasting just a few seconds. By the time I realized what it was it was pretty much over.
Ooltewah, TN / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Douglasville, GA 30135 / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(164.7 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Night stand was rattling and woke me up
Tompkinsville, Ky (148 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Jasper, Ga (139.3 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Heflin, Al. / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Just 2 quick shakes!
Robbinsville, NC (90 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I thought it was raining but heard tattling of glass cabinet doors. Turned light on and saw water in glass on my bedside table rippling.
Canton, GA (158.7 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke up to rumbling noice and felt the rocking.
Dallas, Georgia / MMI IV (Light shaking): First time I’ve ever experienced one in all my life living in NC and GA.
Roswell Georgia / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke up from sleep. Felt like a train was driving through the yard. Felt house shaking. Very noticeable. I was surprised but knew it had to be an earthquake. Nothing fell or broken..
Calhoun, GA / MMI III (Weak shaking): Asleep on the 2nd story of my house and I woke up feeling shaking. Thought I had a crazy nightmare.
Kennesaw, GA (181.2 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tallapoosa Ga / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Campbell ledge , pa / MMI IV (Light shaking): A snaping sound
Livingston tn / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(90.7 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Rogersville, TN / not felt: Something woke me up around 4 something a.m. I thought I heard something and went downstairs to check on my girls. I couldn’t go back to sleep after that and saw on online that there was an earthquake. I’m not sure if that was what woke me up but it seems to be around the same time.
Marietta (207.9 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Roswell (189.3 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Kingston tn / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
39188 / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Atlanta / MMI IV (Light shaking)
McLemore Cove GA (131 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cartersville, GA (164.2 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Knoxville, Tennessee. 37919 / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was already awake at 4:15. The bed and the whole house shook. The shaking felt large meaning the whole house shook. There was some of the tiny rattling type of shaking but what I noticed most and what was most alarming to me was the large shaking.
Dallas / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I live in Dallas Georgia 30132. I was awake and thought a tree had fallen near house.
(12.8 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I live in a metal home . Let’s just say the walls where rattling and shaking. I’m from the Gulf Coast and never felt anything like that before: Revelations talks about Earthquakes I’m glad when that day comes I know. Where is your heart today?
Fyffe Al / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Murpy, NC / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was in bed and felt it shake the bed. It was a low rumble that reminded me of someone who had their bass turned up and it was coming from their speakers but realized it wasn't
Charleston, TN / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Woodstock GA / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Cleveland / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Spring City, TN / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke me up from a dead sleep. Didn't know what it was at first but minutes later felt like an earthquake. Live above Watts Bar Dam. Are they checking it?
Southern Green County, KY (182.2 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): House shook for about 4-5 seconds.
Ellijay, GA (105.7 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Hixson tn / MMI IV (Light shaking): Strange feeling
Athens TN / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
542 county road 675 Riceville TN 37370 / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I could hear items in our house rattling and moved the TV a little. I was awoken from a dead sleep.
Chickamuga / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Villa Rica, Ga / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Cleveland Tennessee (56 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Crossville, TN / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Felt bed shaking and wall hanging rattling for approximately 6 seconds
5025 hamprons club drive alpharetta ga 30004 / MMI IV (Light shaking): Vibration woke me abruptly - thought someone might be trying to break in downstairs - no damage noted
Cleveland, TN / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke the whole family up.
Marietta, ga (183.2 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Awoke around 415 am local, felt the need shake and heard the windows rattle on the second floor of the house.
Hixson / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Roswell,Ga (172.9 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Powder Springs, Ga / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke up with shaking at 4:15am.
(5.3 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Moderate followed by weaker shaking lasting 8 seconds or so
Newnan ga / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Northern tip of Bradley County, Tennessee / MMI IV (Light shaking): I woke up to a creaking sound above us on the second floor of our log house...as if someone was up there walking around. Then I noticed a light shake/vibration that lasted for about 5 seconds.
Alpharetta GA / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I was sleeping n my bed was just starting move I felt I suddenly woke up
(178.7 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Sweetwater, Tn / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
Kennesaw / MMI IV (Light shaking)
hull, ga / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Newnan GA / MMI IV (Light shaking): Counting sheep and the bed began to shake and it sounded like dirt blew onto the house
Ellijay ga (1551.3 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): Was in my bathroom at the time and felt the walls shaking. Got scared and ran out of the bathroom. I was sure it was an earthquake.
heflin / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Signal Mountain, TN (64.1 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Heard a rumbling sound like thunder (that sometimes shakes the house) then the bed and items on the dresser shook for almost 1 minute. Brown Lab woke up at the foot of my bed.
Cambells ledge / MMI III (Weak shaking): Did you feelit
Marietta, GA (177.2 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Up working at home. Low rolling rumble heard for several seconds. House shook. Similar sound/shaking to blasting in surface mines where I have worked.
Snellville / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Wake up at 4am to bed shaking felt by both my husband and I.
Chattanooga TN / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(50 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke up to low rumbling that built to moderate. Went on for 1 to 2 minutes. Bed shook considerably. Freezer and refrigerator doors were shaken open. (via app)
Maryville tn / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt like someone jumping up and down behind my chair. Items rattled a bit.
Cumming GA / MMI IV (Light shaking): I thought my husband was shaking me awake
(207.3 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt at this location in Atlanta at approximately 04:16, possibly two minutes later than at epicenter due to wave travel time. Shook for about 15-20 seconds.
Kennesaw GA (179.1 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Brief 4-5 second trembling.
Blue Ridge, GA USA / MMI IV (Light shaking): Noticed sound of rumbling during entire event.
Maryville / MMI IV (Light shaking): I felt a sudden quick vibration like from an explosion. Then I felt a moment of rumbling / shaking.
Eastridge, TN / MMI IV (Light shaking): The vibrating woke me up out of my sleep. Apartment building was shaking. Windows vibrating,could hear the building squeaking.
Blue Ridge / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Snellville, GA 30039 / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was awaken by bed shaking about 4:10am. It lasted less than a min. The TV was on and I turned it off so I could hear what might be going on with this bed shaking. It was scary.
Blue Ridge, GA / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I felt and heard the shaking at 4:14 this morning, it woke me up and I had the natural response to brace myself. It was very brief and did not happen again.
(29.9 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Marietta/Smyrna GA / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt like a helicopter landing on the roof!
(147.7 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): It was in Somerset Kentucky
Acworth, GA (166.9 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I woke with shaking and windows rattling. Husband awoke too.
Woodstock, GA / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Sudden, single shudder of the entire house. Woke many of us.
Cherokee North Carolina (127.4 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): It was a quick jolt and swaying back and forth With a low in ground rumble.
Dayton / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Huntsville, Alabama / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I felt my house briefly shake like a large truck was driving by around the time of the earthquake.
Clayton, GA 30525 (141.3 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was sleeping when I felt like I was shaking. My clock read 4:16. It stopped and then I assumed I was just dreaming.
Cleveland / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Dandridge, Tennessee / MMI III (Weak shaking): Woke up around 4-4:30 am. Heard a rumble then a loud creak and it felt like the entire house jolted then started shaking. It only lasted about a minute and it wasn’t very strong but enough to cause the ceiling fan to sway a little.
(22.4 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke thinking it a loud train, or military plane flying too low. Then the windows started rattling, and the house kept shaking,
(85.8 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke me up shaking
Ellijay, GA / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Shaking woke me up heard dishes rattling and I thought “could that be an earthquake?” I lived in California for almost 25 years and I know what it feels like. Earthquakes in different places the Bible says as a sign that Jesus is on His way.
Snellville, Georgia / MMI V (Moderate shaking): This shaking woke my sisters and I up around 4am this morning in Snellville Georgia.
Powder Springs, GA (206.9 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was awakened to noise and shaking. No doubt it was an earthquake.
(176.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Chattanooga / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Senoia Georgia / MMI IV (Light shaking): Shook house and bed
30075 / MMI IV (Light shaking): It was around 4:14 this morning 12/12/2018
Dayton, TN approximately 6 minutes from Hamilton / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was awaken at approximately 4:18a.m. by the vibration of my bed. It sounded like rumbling thunder in a distance that only lasted a few seconds.
(177.4 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Rossville, Georgia 30741 (84.7 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke up an hour ago to what I thought was the sound of my cat trying to paw his way through the mini blinds in the kitchen window. I got up, turned on a light noticing my cat in bed next to me, then, my RV started shaking and continued for at least a minute! Happened again 15 minutes later. Earthquake in the sunny south!
Suway, G A / MMI III (Weak shaking)
CHARLESTON / not felt: Although I did not feel the quake, my horses did act skiddish all evening before midnight just hours before the quake in Tennessee.
Dallas , Georgia / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woken up by the shaking. Some glass was rattling but nothing broke.
Maryville tn / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Canton, Ga 30115 (192.8 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Knoxville Tennessee / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Marietta, Ga / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Woodstock, GA (169.2 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Hard shake that woke me up out of a dead sleep and felt like a back and forth movement.
Newport, TN (148.8 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Brasstown, NC (99.4 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Loud rumbling. The whole bed was shaking! Everything was rattling! Frightening! We live on top of a mountain. The dogs got upset. The rumbling could be heard for a minute after the shaking stopped.
Chattanooga, tn / not felt: I was sleeping, didn’t feel it but heard something and it awoke me. I thought it sounded like the garage door motor being messed with. So I got up made sure the door was locked. My dog seemed shaken.
Homer / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Asleep in bed awoke to bed shaking. I thought we were having a tornado for a second, for I heard a moaning sound outside. Realized it was an earthquake somewhere.
Farragut TN / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woken by shaking around 4:10 a.m.
Morganton, Georgia just woke up putting on my slip (135.3 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): At 4:15 a.m.on December 12th 2018 just woke up was putting on my slippers when the house began to shake ,I have a glass boxed picture of Jesus Christ that lights up hanging on the wall In my bedroom it began to rattle and vibrate the wall.The floor shook, it frightened me. Seemed to last a minute or so.I felt like it was a earthquake because we live too far out to be anything else. Turned on Fox 5 news of Atlanta Georgia at 4:30 a.m. and Joanne Feldman who tells the weather said that they were j
Ringgold, Ga / MMI IV (Light shaking): Light but very noticeable shaking of house followed by a lighter shake several minutes later. No damages.
Jasper, Georgia / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke us up from sleep as well as our son from his bedroom. Bed was shaking in both locations. Nothing fell and nothing was broken.
Waynesburg (184.6 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Was sitting on couch. Could feel slight vibration under my backside for a few seconds
Newnan, GA / MMI IV (Light shaking): Furniture shaking against wall woke myself, wife, and cat ; cat ran from bedroom.
Acworth, GA / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Just felt my whole bed shake while I was asleep.
Dayton, tn 37321 / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke me up. Scared my dogs. Whole house rumbled and shook. No damage.
Marietta (188.1 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Chattanooga, TN (82.4 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was asleep in bed and thought for a second a train was right outside my window (I do not live near train tracks). My dog sat up next to me in bed and I woke up enough to realize it was an earthquake. It lasted only a few seconds.
Peachtree City ga / MMI III (Weak shaking): Lasted apx. 15 seconds.
asheville / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Knoxville TN / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Plainville, GA 30733 / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke up to shake heard rattling and weird sound
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 12 Dec 09:27 UTCM 3.3 / 7 km - [info]EASTERN TENNESSEE[Map]EMSC
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Thu, 13 Dec 18:46 UTCM 2.7 / 4.8 km - [info]- 4km W of Blaine, Tennessee[Map]USGS
Sun, 16 Dec 2018
Sun, 16 Dec 04:12 UTCM 2.7 / 22 km - [info]EASTERN TENNESSEE[Map]EMSC
Sun, 23 Dec 2018
Sun, 23 Dec 20:10 UTCM 3.1 / 20 km - [info]EASTERN TENNESSEE[Map]EMSC
Mon, 14 Jan 2019
Mon, 14 Jan 09:00 UTCM 3.0 / 13 km - [info]EASTERN TENNESSEE[Map]EMSC
Wed, 16 Jan 2019
Wed, 16 Jan 02:37 UTCM 3.0 / 13 km - [info] TENNESSEE[Map]EMSC

 

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