Earthquakes Rattle East Tennessee

An earthquake hits Fincastle in Campbell County.

According to the United States Geological Survey, a magnitude 2.7 earthquake shook Fincastle at around 12:30 p.m. today (Wednesday).

Five smaller quakes, under 2.0 magnitude, hit East Tennessee yesterday (Tuesday).

Knoxville and surrounding areas do not sit on a traditional plate boundary, we sit along the East Tennessee Seismic Zone. You could feel the ground shake if the magnitude is 2.5 or higher and there’s a possibility of minor damage.

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