Magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolts Tennessee

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A 4.4 earthquake has hit eastern Tennessee and could be felt in Atlanta. (Shutterstock Photo)

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 (11 kilometers) northeast of Decatur. About 13 minutes later, a 3.3 magnitude aftershock then struck.

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