2.7 magnitude earthquake reported north of Knoxville Wednesday afternoon

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CAMPBELL COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – An earthquake was reported in Campbell County, north of Knoxville on Tuesday afternoon, according to the United States Geological Survey.

USGS reports the earthquake was a 2.7 in magnitude.

The earthquake was almost 22 miles deep and occurred just around 12:30 p.m.

Photo: USGS

The USGS reports it was recorded north of the Powell River and Cedar Creek, right along State Route 63.

You can see the earthquake’s exact location by clicking here.

For more information on the earthquake, visit the USGS website by clicking here for their report.

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