Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - Polk County, 12 mi southeast of Cleveland, Bradley County, Tennessee, USA, on Saturday, December 26, 2020 at 05:11 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 15 km depth
26 Dec 14:40 UTC: First to report: USGS after 9 hours.
Depth: 14.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.07483°N / 84.69417°W↗ (Polk County, Tennessee, United States)
Antipode: 35.075°S / 95.306°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) SSW of Benton (pop: 1,290) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) ESE of Cleveland (pop: 43,900) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) E of Collegedale (Hamilton County) (pop: 10,700) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SSW of Athens (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NE of Dalton (Whitfield County, Georgia) (pop: 33,900) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) ENE of East Brainerd (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) ENE of East Brainerd (Hamilton County) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (31 mi) E of East Chattanooga (pop: 154,000) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) ESE of Nashville (pop: 530,900) --> See nearby quakes!
802 km (498 mi) WSW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.1||15 km||11 Km SSW of Benton, Tennessee, USA||USGS|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.1, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.