3.1 magnitude earthquake recorded in Tennessee

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FRANKLIN COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — A 3.1 magnitude earthquake was reported early Sunday morning in Franklin County.

According to the United States Geological Survey, the earthquake was recorded at 3:33 a.m. central time, about 4.3 miles southeast of Sewanee. The epicenter was approximately 20 miles from the Alabama border.

The earthquake, which occurred at a depth of about 5.2 miles, was initially determined to be a 3.3 magnitude, but upon further review, the USGS readjusted it to a 3.1.

A separate USGS report stated a 2.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded in the same location one minute later, at 3:34 a.m. It was at a depth of 4 miles.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

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