Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 6 Km S of Friendsville, Tennessee, on Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 16:22 (GMT) -

Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 6 Km S of Friendsville, Tennessee, on Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 16:22 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 19 km depth

22 Jul 18:02 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 40 minutes.
Date & time: Jul 22, 2021 16:22:18 UTC -
Magnitude: 2
Depth: 18.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.7045°N / 84.12517°W (Tennessee, United States)
Antipode: 35.705°S / 95.875°E
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) NE of Greenback (pop: 1,110) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SSW of Louisville (pop: 4,090) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) WSW of Maryville (pop: 28,500) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SE of Lenoir City (pop: 9,090) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) E of Loudon (pop: 5,730) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) S of Farragut (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SSW of Knoxville (pop: 185,300) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) SSE of Oak Ridge (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) NE of Cleveland (pop: 43,900) --> See nearby quakes!
720 km (448 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) More info
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.019 km6 Km S of Friendsville, TennesseeUSGS

User reports for this quake (3)

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Sweetwater / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Sitting in a recliner in my living room and felt a vibration. I was by myself. I just froze because I felt it as soon as it started and realized it was an earthquake.  
Pigeon Forge / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / very short : Yes. We were in our kitchen and it sounded like a tree or something large enough to shake our home fell on the roof. Our neighbors called us and said their blinds were shaking. We live up by Splash Country in the mountain behind the parking lot.  
Yadkinville, NC (315.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
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