LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Early Sunday morning, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) notified the State Watch Point about Incident #197, a Campbell County Earthquake. The USGS recorded a 2.0 magnitude earthquake 1.8 miles North Northeast of Fincastle. The official time of the quake was 4:24 AM Sunday morning.
There were no reports of shaking or damage.
Incident #199 was another Campbell County Earthquake and recorded on January 19, 2020, at 8:31 AM (The USGS reported a time of 5:19:24 AM). The USGS notified the State Watch Point of a 2.8 magnitude earthquake. The epicenter was 0.62 miles West Southwest of Fincastle. The depth was 21 miles. No reports of damage or injuries.
This incident is closed. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 01/19/2020-7:50AM AND LATER UPDATED AFTER SECOND EARTHQUAKE)