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Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - EASTERN TENNESSEE on Monday, 14 January 2019

Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake  - EASTERN TENNESSEE on Monday, 14 January 2019
Date & time: Monday, 14 January 2019 09:00 UTC
Magnitude: 3.0
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.78°N / 83.96°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Raton-Clayton (1825 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2*10^9 J (554 KWh / 0.477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 14 Jan 2019
Mon, 14 Jan 09:00 UTCM 2.7 / 13 km- 2km NE of Maryville, TennesseeUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Shelbyville / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Smyrna Tennessee / not felt
Harriman / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Kodak, Tennessee / MMI III (Weak shaking): Cords hanging from tvs mounted on the walls was shaking. Just constant shaking for about what seemed 3 minutes but we was scared.
Madison, tn / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Was awake at about 4 am due to alarm. Short shaking. Felt like when they set off explosives.
Asheville / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Blount County, Seymour, TN / not felt: I heard it. It rumbled like thunder - but this time I knew it was an earthquake. The news reported it 3 hours later.
(332.2 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): At 5:43AM felt two rounds of vibrations while laying in bed
East Ridge / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I felt it while cleaning out my closet. (I work third shift)just a slight rumble not even really shaking
Murfreesboro / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Maryville, TN / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Maryville TN / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Maryville (United States of America) (3 km S from epicenter)(no details): It was like a rumbling from far away that came and went quickly. My walls shook for just a moment. I was alarmed and startled, wondering what it was at first. (via EMSC)


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