USGS reports 1.6-magnitude earthquake in East Tennessee

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MONROE COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) — A small earthquake struck in Monroe and Blount Counties in East Tennessee on Tuesday morning.

According to the United States Geological Survey, the earthquake occurred about five miles east-southeast of Vonore, Tennessee.

The earthquake was about seven miles deep and occurred just before 3 a.m.

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