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Past earthquakes near Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA: 2020

Updated Jan 18, 2022 10:02 GMT -
During 2020, Knoxville was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 3.8 and 32 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 19 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.
Biggest quake: 3.8 quake Campbell County, 33 mi north of Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA, 2020-01-20 14:12:11 -05:00
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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (52 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Tuesday, December 22, 2020 17:21 GMT (1 earthquake)
Dec 22, 2020 12:21 pm (GMT -5) (Dec 22, 2020 17:21 GMT)
2.3

12 km
10 mi southwest of Maryville, Blount County, Tennessee, USA 3 reportsMoreMap
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 03:20 GMT (1 earthquake)
Dec 16, 2020 03:20 GMT
2.3

7.1 km
0.4 mi southwest of Knoxville, Tennessee, USA 3 reportsMoreMap
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 10:23 GMT (2 earthquakes)
Nov 25, 2020 10:23 GMT
1.1

14 km
1.9 mi east of Philadelphia, Loudon County, Tennessee, USA MoreMap
Nov 25, 2020 10:17 GMT
1.6

13 km
Loudon County, Tennessee, 3.9 mi southwest of Loudon, USA MoreMap
Wednesday, November 11, 2020 14:08 GMT (1 earthquake)
Nov 11, 2020 14:08 GMT
2.4

9.3 km
13 mi southeast of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee 5 reportsMoreMap
Monday, November 2, 2020 10:23 GMT (2 earthquakes)
Nov 2, 2020 10:23 GMT
1.5

12 km
4.9 miles E of Sweetwater, Tennessee MoreMap
Nov 2, 2020 2:31 am (GMT -5) (Nov 2, 2020 07:31 GMT)
2.4

20 km
14 miles WNW of Sweetwater, Tennessee 4 reportsMoreMap
Sunday, October 25, 2020 17:18 GMT (1 earthquake)
Oct 25, 2020 17:18 GMT
2.5

19 km
Blount, Tennessee, 6.9 mi southwest of Maryville, USA MoreMap
Friday, October 9, 2020 20:24 GMT (1 earthquake)
Oct 9, 2020 20:24 GMT
2.3

17 km
Grainger County, Tennessee, 8.2 mi west of Jefferson City, USA 1 reportMoreMap
Sunday, September 13, 2020 11:45 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 13, 2020 11:45 GMT
2.5

18 km
4.6 mi southeast of Maryville, Tennessee, USA 2 reportsMoreMap
Saturday, September 12, 2020 01:50 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 12, 2020 01:50 GMT
2.4

9.3 km
Grainger County, 10 mi west of Morristown, Tennessee, USA MoreMap
Saturday, September 5, 2020 03:41 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 5, 2020 03:41 GMT
2.0

15 km
2.4 mi south of Loudon, Tennessee, USA MoreMap
Thursday, September 3, 2020 15:24 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 3, 2020 15:24 GMT
2.1

10 km
4.3 mi south of Sweetwater, Monroe County, Tennessee, USA MoreMap
Friday, August 28, 2020 03:53 GMT (1 earthquake)
Aug 28, 2020 03:53 GMT
2.4

14 km
Grainger County, 8.8 mi west of Morristown, Tennessee, USA 3 reportsMoreMap
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 09:09 GMT (1 earthquake)
Aug 11, 2020 09:09 GMT
2.0

19 km
Knox County, Tennessee, 9.7 mi north of Seymour, USA MoreMap
Monday, August 3, 2020 02:03 GMT (2 earthquakes)
Aug 3, 2020 02:03 GMT
2.6

17 km
4.9 mi northeast of Seymour, Sevier County, Tennessee, USA 1 reportMoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 3.9 x 1010 joules (10.9 megawatt hours, equivalent to 9.4 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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