4.4 Earthquake Jolts Tennessee, Felt In Atlanta

DECATUR, Tenn. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck eastern Tennessee and could be felt in Atlanta.

The light earthquake occurred Wednesday around 4:14 a.m. about 7 miles northeast of Decatur.

About 13 minutes later, a 3.3 magnitude aftershock then struck.

The earthquake was also felt in the Carolinas, too, reports say.

There did not appear to be any immediate reports of injuries.