Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - 4.5 mi north of Collegedale, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA, on Wednesday, Dec 30, 2020 6:55 am (GMT -5) -

Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - 4.5 mi north of Collegedale, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA, on Wednesday, Dec 30, 2020 6:55 am (GMT -5)

Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 20 km depth

30 Dec 12:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 minutes.
30 Dec 15:26: Magnitude recalculated from 2.1 to 2.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 17.8 to 19.5 km (from 11.1 to 12.1 mi).
Date & time: Dec 30, 2020 11:55:05 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Dec 30, 2020 6:55 am (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 2.3
Depth: 19.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.11817°N / 85.05567°W (Hamilton, Tennessee, United States)
Antipode: 35.118°S / 94.944°E
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) N of Ooltewah (pop: 687) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (5 mi) N of Collegedale (Hamilton County) (pop: 10,700) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SE of Middle Valley (pop: 12,700) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NNE of East Brainerd (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NNE of East Brainerd (Hamilton County) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) WSW of Cleveland (pop: 43,900) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SE of Soddy-Daisy (pop: 13,200) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) ENE of East Chattanooga (pop: 154,000) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) SE of Nashville (pop: 530,900) --> See nearby quakes!
826 km (514 mi) WSW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 9.2°C (49 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from S
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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2.320 km4 Km N of Ooltewah, Tennessee, USAUSGS

User reports for this quake (5)

At magnitude 2.3, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
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Cordova TN / not felt : I didn’t feel this particular quake but felt one about 3-4am CT 31 Dec. It shook my bedside table and the items on it. I do not see this reported but it definitely felt like an earthquake.  
8496 Streamside Dr, Ooltewah, TN (0.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Ooltewah / not felt
420 Riverview Lane Georgetown Tennessee / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Hopkinsville ky / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
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