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3.6 magnitude earthquake strikes near Dyersburg

Posted at 6:22 AM, Apr 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-24 08:18:55-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF)  — A 3.6 magnitude earthquake has been reported in West Tennessee.

The United States Geological Survey said the quake struck at 5:56 a.m. Wednesday, about 7 ½ miles northwest of Dyersburg.

According to CBS News, anything that falls between 3 and 3.9 on the Richter scale is considered a minor earthquake.

On Tuesday, a 2.1 earthquake was reported on the other side of the state near Lenoir City.

Anyone who felt it was encouraged to reach out to the USGS.