Earthquake Shakes Northwest Tennessee
(Dyersburg, TN) A small earthquake rattled parts of West Tennessee early Monday morning.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the 3.1 magnitude earthquake struck at 1:24 a.m. Monday.
The quake’s epicenter was located along the Dyer/Obion County line about 12 miles north of Dyersburg and 5 miles southeast of Ridgely.
There have been no reports of any damage.
The earthquake happened in the same area where a 2.6 magnitude earthquake struck back on March 18.
The quake happened inside the New Madrid Fault Zone which was responsible for a series of massive earthquakes back in 1811 and 1812.