ATLANTA (FOX 5 Atlanta) – A 4.4 earthquake in Tennessee could be felt all the way in North Georgia and portions of the Carolinas early Wednesday morning.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, it happened around 4:14 a.m. It was centered about 7 miles north-northeast of Decatur, Tennessee. The center of the quake was about 128 miles north-northwest of Atlanta and about 220 miles west of Charlotte, NC.
A 3.3 followed about 13 minuteslater, according to the USGS, but likely wasn’t felt in Georgia. It was also less deep than the first quake.
A seismograph maintained by Georgia Tech picked up the quake in North Georgia.