Two small earthquakes reported near Alcoa

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ALCOA, Tenn. (WATE) — Did you feel it? The United States Geological Survey confirmed two minor earthquakes near Alcoa that occurred late Sunday afternoon about 20 minutes apart.

The preliminary reports from USGS state the first earthquake, a 2.3 magnitude event, happened at 4:21 p.m. ET while the second earthquake, a 2.0 magnitude event, happened at 4;47 p.m.

Both earthquakes had a depth of around 13 miles.

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