Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - 4.3 mi west of Dalton, Whitfield County, Georgia, USA, on Monday, July 6, 2020 at 03:30 (GMT) -

Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - 4.3 mi west of Dalton, Whitfield County, Georgia, USA, on Monday, July 6, 2020 at 03:30 (GMT)

Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 5 km depth

6 Jul 12:38 UTC: First to report: USGS after 9 hours.
Date & time: Jul 6, 2020 03:30:38 UTC -
Magnitude: 2.5
Depth: 5.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.78967°N / 85.04217°W (Whitfield, Georgia, United States)
Antipode: 34.79°S / 94.958°E
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) S of Tunnel Hill (pop: 877) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) WNW of Dalton (Whitfield County) (pop: 33,900) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) ENE of LaFayette (pop: 7,170) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) SSE of East Brainerd (Tennessee) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) SSE of East Brainerd (Hamilton County, Tennessee) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) NNW of Calhoun (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SSE of East Chattanooga (Tennessee) (pop: 154,000) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SSW of Cleveland (Tennessee) (pop: 43,900) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) NNW of Atlanta (pop: 463,900) --> See nearby quakes!
846 km (526 mi) WSW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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2.55.1 km5 km S of Tunnel Hill, Georgia (USA)USGS
2.55 kmGeorgia, UsaEMSC

User reports for this quake (2)

At magnitude 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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Atlanta, GA / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Very minor. Not at all similar to the quakes known in California, having grown up there. It felt much more like a tree had fallen on the property; a simple 'jolt' rather than any trembling/rolling.  
Rocky Face / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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