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Latest quakes in or near Polk, Tennessee, USA, in the past 7 days - list, stats and map

Updated: Feb 6, 2023 17:17 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 7 days:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 2
  • 1 quake below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 7 days, Polk had 1 quake of magnitude 2.1.

Strongest quake: Mag. 2.1 | 6.2 mi S of LaFayette, Walker County, Georgia, USA -

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

Past 24 hours2 quakes1 quake M2+
Past 7 days2 quakes1 quake M2+
Past 30 days4 quakes2 quakes M2+
Past 90 days15 quakes10 quakes M2+
Past 365 days56 quakes31 quakes M2+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (3 quakes):
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Monday, February 6, 2023 GMT (2 quakes)
Feb 6, 2023 8:24 am (GMT -5) (Feb 6, 2023 13:24 GMT)

21 km
6.2 mi south of LaFayette, Walker County, Georgia, USA More
Feb 6, 2023 7:46 am (GMT -5) (Feb 6, 2023 12:46 GMT)

21 km
17 mi southwest of Maryville, Blount County, Tennessee, USA More
Tuesday, January 31, 2023 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 30, 2023 8:18 pm (GMT -5) (Jan 31, 2023 01:18 GMT)

16 mi southwest of Johns Creek, Fulton County, Georgia, USA (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 1 report
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 4 hours ago: Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 6.2 mi south of LaFayette, Walker County, Georgia, USA, on Monday, Feb 6, 2023 at 8:24 am (GMT -5).

How many quakes were there in Polk past week?

In the past 7 days, Polk, Tennessee, USA had 3 quakes up to magnitude 2.1.

What was the strongest quake in Polk past week?

The strongest earthquake in Polk past week occurred 4 hours ago: Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 6.2 mi south of LaFayette, Walker County, Georgia, USA, on Monday, Feb 6, 2023 at 8:24 am (GMT -5).

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