Earthquake hits Maryville

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Residents in the Maryville area may have gotten a shaky surprise on Friday morning.

According to the USGS, a small earthquake hit the town at around 4:30 a.m.

The USGS said it was a magnitude 2.0 quake.

This seismic event is just one of many to hit the East Tennessee area in the last few months. For more information on earthquakes, go here. To report a quake, go here.

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