An early morning earthquake in east Tennessee Wednesday was widely felt over the Southeast U.S. The magnitude 4.4 quake struck around 4:14 a.m. EST, centered about 7 miles north-northeast of Decatur, Tennessee, in Meigs County, about 55 miles west-southwest of Knoxville. And right across the river from Watts Bar Nuclear Plant

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The M4.4 earthquake epicenter is situated right across the river from Watts Bar Nuclear Plant in Tennessee. Image via Twitter

It was followed about 12 minutes later by a magnitude 3.3 aftershock.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, light shaking was observed over most of the Atlanta metro area, and a number of states from southern Alabama to South Carolina, North Carolina, and Kentucky. 

More than 5700 people reported feeling the earthquake on the USGS homepage summary. There were however no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

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M4.4 earthquake hits near Ducatur, Tennessee on December 12, 2018. Map via USGS

This quake was one of the strongest on record in east Tennessee, exceeded only by a November 30, 1973 near Maryville, south of Knoxville which lead to minor damage near the epicenter.

The quake appeared to occur along the Eastern Tennessee Seismic Zone, a southwest-to-northeast belt extending from Alabama to far southwest Virginia that is the second-most active quake zone in the central and eastern U.S. behind the more notorious New Madrid zone. 

A 2014 USGS study bumped a portion of the ETSZ to a higher risk of earthquakes, though not nearly as high as the New Madrid zone in the western part of Tennessee and other adjacent states.

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Ummary of the M4.4 earthquake that struck 11km NNE of Decatur, Tennessee on December 12, 2018.

Though quakes stronger than M4.7 have not been recorded in recent times, a 2017 study in the Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America found evidence of a M6 or stronger temblor along the ETSZ within the last 25,000 years.

Earthquakes in the central and eastern U.S. can be felt over an area more than 10 times larger than a similar magnitude quake in the West, according to the USGS. 

[USGS, USGS1Weather]

5 COMMENTS

  1. In Japan, a comics about secret alien facility just under Fukushima Nuclear Facility has become a best seller recently. The comic book disclose there is a huge alien secret underground facility where many kinds of aliens are living. There are also incubators for those aliens. Most of those aliens are cannibals who eat human including workers in that facility. One of them can be invisible in order to get human to eat. Many workers had been eaten by them.

    Actually, Japanese Government recruited many homeless young people around big cities such as Tokyo and Osaka. They told those homeless people “You can eat a big beef steak in Fukushima nuclear facility.” in order to lure those homeless. Many homeless people had disappeared and had never come out from Fukushima nuclear facility alive.

    Do you think only Japanese nuclear facilities house those kinds of aliens? I believe any nuclear facilities in any countries must house those aliens underneath. I believe this nuclear facility beside Tennessee River house also cannibal aliens. Those 6 tremors including M4.4 with 9km depth were the tremors caused by the cleaning up operation led by Galactic Federation of Light.

    • Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) around Tennessee Valley is a kind of Area 51. They have nuclear facilities, dams, strange facilities in many places and vast land around Tennessee, Alabama and Mississippi. TVA is a part of Federal Government. Most of their facilities are surrounded by barbed wire fences just like a prison facility. Their dams have also alien secret underground facilities underneath and around them.

      TVA facilities near Wilson lock and dam has also alien facilities. They are located on Reservation Road in Muscle Shoals in Alabama where many alien (Reptilian?) sightings.

      In conclusion, Tennessee Valley with TVA facilities are quite militarized with strange facilities. The most of area are Off-Limits where you can spot many militia people with guns and rifles. Of course, those area are the targets from Galactic Federation of Light.

    • You must be refwring to reptilians. I I drempt of fighting them and they were working with US and other government scientists. Humans were on the menu too. India has stories of rhe bags that live under a major lake. The dulce files talk about them too. Aparently they are from Orion.

  2. Some kind of Space Weapon destroyed in mid air by Galactic Federation of Light?
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0YU3b4wBKs&list=UUY9peUuH86UUcjPtBZqf6mw&index=20

    This “AMS American Meteor Society” Youtube Channel is quite interesting. Their many videos were removed by Youtube saying “This video may be inappropriate.” How Youtube can judge like that on meteor videos? Or Reptilian censoring agency wants to hide those videos showing space weapons or space junks from shot down US Air Force planes in Low Earth Orbit.

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