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2 earthquakes reported in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Two earthquakes were reported in Eastern Tennessee early Wednesday morning, the effects of which were felt in Middle Tennessee. 

The U.S. Geological Survey reports the 4.4 and 3.3 magnitude quakes were centered near Decatur, Tennessee in Meigs County.  

The 4.4 earthquake occurred early Wednesday morning about 7 miles northeast of Decatur. About 13 minutes later, a 3.3 magnitude aftershock then struck.

Viewers told News 8's sister station WKRN that the stronger quake was felt across Middle Tennessee with many reporting their dogs barked to wake them up. 

The quakes were felt from as far away as Atlanta. 

No major damage has been reported from the quakes. 


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