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Latest quakes in or near Polk, Tennessee, USA, in the past 14 days - list, stats and map

Updated: Mar 31, 2023 00:12 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 14 days:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 2
  • 1 quake below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 14 days, Polk had 1 quake of magnitude 2.1.

Strongest quake: Mag. 2.1 | 15 mi SW of Maryville, Blount County, Tennessee, USA -

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

Past 24 hours1 quake1 quake M2+
Past 7 days1 quake1 quake M2+
Past 30 days3 quakes2 quakes M2+
Past 90 days9 quakes4 quakes M2+
Past 365 days54 quakes29 quakes M2+

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 GMT (1 quake)
Mar 21, 2023 11:53 am (GMT -5) (Mar 21, 2023 16:53 GMT)

14 km east of Lafayette, Macon County, Tennessee, USA (unconfirmed) 2 reportsMore
Saturday, March 18, 2023 GMT (1 quake)
Mar 18, 2023 1:42 am (GMT -4) (Mar 18, 2023 05:42 GMT)

52 km north of Newnan, Coweta County, Georgia, USA (unconfirmed) 2 reportsMore
Friday, March 17, 2023 GMT (1 quake)
Mar 16, 2023 9:28 pm (GMT -4) (Mar 17, 2023 01:28 GMT)

21 km
4.3 mi northwest of Farragut, Knox County, Tennessee, USA More
Thursday, March 30, 2023 GMT (1 quake)
Mar 30, 2023 12:10 am (GMT -4) (Mar 30, 2023 04:10 GMT)

18 km
15 mi southwest of Maryville, Blount County, Tennessee, USA More
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.2 x 108 joules (33.5 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy

Latest seismic signals

Seismic station: Tuckaleechee Caverns, TN, USA (TKL/IM network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Tuckaleechee Caverns, TN, USA: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) last 60 minutes. Source: IRIS query builder webtool
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Polk Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Polk?

The last earthquake in Polk occurred 20 hours ago: Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 15 mi southwest of Maryville, Blount County, Tennessee, USA, on Thursday, Mar 30, 2023 at 12:10 am (GMT -4).

How many quakes were there in Polk in the past 14 days?

In the past 14 days, Polk, Tennessee, USA had 4 quakes up to magnitude 2.1.

What was the strongest quake in Polk in the past 14 days?

The strongest earthquake in Polk in the past 14 days occurred 20 hours ago: Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 15 mi southwest of Maryville, Blount County, Tennessee, USA, on Thursday, Mar 30, 2023 at 12:10 am (GMT -4).

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