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Latest and past earthquakes in Tennessee, USA

Updated: Dec 8, 2022 14:23 GMT -
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In the past 24 hours, Tennessee had one quake of magnitude 2.7. Look up quakes in the past 30 days!
A weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake was felt in North Carolina, USA, 11 hours ago.

Strongest quake today: Mag. 2.7 | 1.9 mi SW of Hendersonville, Henderson County, North Carolina, USA -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near Tennessee, USA (updated )

Past 24 hours1 quake1 quake M2+
Past 7 days10 quakes6 quakes M2+
Past 30 days37 quakes14 quakes M2+1 quake M3+
Past 90 days82 quakes31 quakes M2+2 quakes M3+
Past 365 days310 quakes129 quakes M2+4 quakes M3+

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Thursday, December 8, 2022 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 7, 2022 10:56 pm (GMT -5) (Dec 8, 2022 03:56 GMT)
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4.1 mi west of Hendersonville, Henderson County, North Carolina, USA (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 4 reports
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Dec 7, 2022 10:23 pm (GMT -5) (Dec 8, 2022 03:23 GMT)
2.7

3.8 km
1.9 mi southwest of Hendersonville, Henderson County, North Carolina, USA
I FELT IT - 621 reports
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Seismic station: Waverly, Tennessee, USA (WVT/IU network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Waverly, Tennessee, USA: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
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Tennessee Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Tennessee?

The last earthquake in Tennessee occurred 11 hours ago: Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - 1.9 mi southwest of Hendersonville, Henderson County, North Carolina, USA, on Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 10:23 pm (GMT -5).

How many quakes were there in Tennessee today?

In the past 24 hours, Tennessee, USA had 2 quakes up to magnitude 2.7.

What was the strongest quake in Tennessee today?

The strongest earthquake in Tennessee today occurred 11 hours ago: Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - 1.9 mi southwest of Hendersonville, Henderson County, North Carolina, USA, on Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 10:23 pm (GMT -5).

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