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2.9 Magnitude Earthquake Reported In NW Tennessee

2.9 Magnitude Earthquake Reported In NW Tennessee

CREATED Jun 25, 2014

DYERSBURG, Tenn. – A 2.9-magnitude earthquake was reported in northwest Tennessee early Wednesday morning.

The United States Geological Survey said the minor earthquake happened about four miles north-northwest of Dyersburg around 4:47 a.m. CDT.

No injuries or damage were reported.

The area is part of the the New Madrid seismic zone, which is the most seismically active in North America east of the Rockies.