USGS: 4.4 earthquake felt in Georgia, Tennessee, Carolinas

-  A 4.4 earthquake in Tennessee could be felt all the way in North Georgia and portions of the Carolinas early Wednesday morning.

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According to the U.S. Geological Survey, it happened around 4:14 a.m. It was centered about 7 miles north-northeast of Decatur, Tennessee. The center of the quake was about 128 miles north-northwest of Atlanta and about 220 miles west of Charlotte, NC

A 3.3 followed about 13 minutes later, according to the USGS, and a weaker 2.1 was detected shortly after noon Wednesday. 

A seismograph maintained by Georgia Tech picked up the quake in North Georgia.

FOX 5 viewers reported rattling and shaking across North Georgia. One viewer in East Cobb said the earthquake woke up her entire family and caused a picture frame to shatter. 

According to the USGS, the Eastern Tennessee seismic zone is one of the most active earthquake areas in the Southeast. The zone extends across parts of Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama.

There have been no reports of any injuries. 

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