Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 9 mi southeast of Madisonville, Monroe County, Tennessee, USA, on 2020-05-20 02:31:55 -05:00

Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 9 mi southeast of Madisonville, Monroe County, Tennessee, USA, on 2020-05-20 02:31:55 -05:00

Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 26 km depth

20 May 12:48 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 hours.
Date & time: May 20, 2020 07:31:55 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-05-20 02:31:55 -05:00
Magnitude: 2
Depth: 25.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.41233°N / 84.274°W (Monroe, Tennessee, United States)
Antipode: 35.412°S / 95.726°E
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) NNE of Tellico Plains (pop: 942) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SE of Madisonville (pop: 4,780) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) E of Englewood (pop: 1,530) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) ENE of Etowah (pop: 3,500) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SW of Maryville (pop: 28,500) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) S of Farragut (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) ENE of Cleveland (pop: 43,900) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SSW of Knoxville (pop: 185,300) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) ESE of Nashville (pop: 530,900) --> See nearby quakes!
749 km (465 mi) WSW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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2.026 km14km SE of Madisonville, Tennessee (USA)USGS

User reports for this quake (3)

At magnitude 2.0, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
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Cordova, TN / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was awaken by a light shaking in the house and the dogs barking like they bark when a firetruck with siren on go by.  
Maryville, TN 37803 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It was heard/felt at around 6:05am-6:10am. As I was about to shower for work I felt a quick rattle/shake as if someone had slammed my basement door. That is what it sounded like to me. It freaked me out too, I thought someone had broken in my house at the  
Cary, NC, 27513 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt this in North Carolina, Cary, 27513 around 11:30pm.  
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