Small earthquake hits near Maryville

8:26 AM, May 10, 2013   |    comments
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Blount County residents near Maryville felt the earth move just before 1:00 a.m. Friday when a magnitude 2.5 earthquake hit.

Blount County dispatchers said they had not received any reports of injuries or damages resulting from the earthquake.

According to the USGS, the exact time the earthquake occurred was at 12:57 a.m.

The exact coordinates for the epicenter were 35.759°N 83.912°W.

The USGS website also states the epicenter was 4 miles east southeast of Maryville, 15 miles southwest of Seymour, 16 miles south of Knoxville, 17 miles southeast of Farragut, and 139 miles north of Atlanta.

It was felt in Alcoa, Friendsville, Knoxville and Maryville.

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