Reactions to Monday’s Earthquake: East Tennessee

We felt it too! From New Tazewell, LaFollette, Louisville, and Powell all felt and heard an earthquake on Monday.

According to the United States Geological Survey, a 3.8 magnitude earthquake hit just after 2 p.m. near Fincastle, Tennessee, in Campbell County.

USGS is asking locals “to contribute to citizen science” by reporting where they felt the event. Click here to file a report.

Everyone was quick to react on social media on the matter. East Tennessee was even trending after the earthquake.


Here’s WATE 6’s report on the earthquake.

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