EARTHQUAKE: 4.4 earthquake felt in Georgia, Tennessee, Carolinas

 –  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.

seismograph maintained by Georgia Tech picked up the quake in North Georgia.