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An earthquake of 3.8 magnitude was reported in East Tennessee on Monday afternoon.
The earthquake was felt in Oak Ridge at about 2:12 p.m. Monday, where it rattled homes and windows.
It was centered in Campbell County about one kilometer east of Fincastle, Tennessee, northeast of LaFollette, which is northeast of Oak Ridge, at a depth of about 35.4 kilometers, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Oak Ridge is about 32 miles from the epicenter. There were many reports of homes being jostled or jarred in Oak Ridge and surrounding communities, but no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
The USGS reported a 2.8 magnitude earthquake near Fincastle, about 33.9 kilometers underground, at about 3:19 a.m. Sunday.
You can learn more about the earthquake and report what you felt here: https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/se60300191/executive.
About a year and a month ago, in December 2018, there was a 4.4 magnitude earthquake near Decatur, about 45 miles southwest of Oak Ridge, and Oak Ridge residents reported feeling that earthquake as well.
Monday’s earthquake was initially reported as a 3.6 magnitude, but that measurement was later updated to 3.8.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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