Multiple aftershocks followed after Wednesday's earthquake, experts say

Published: Dec. 14, 2018 at 6:09 PM EST
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East Tennesseans may have felt

on Wednesday morning at around 4:14 a.m. People as far away as Atlanta felt it.

A second and third aftershock, registering 1.3 and 1.4 magnitudes respectively, was felt at 5:00 a.m. and 5:41 a.m.

According to the University of Memphis, that earthquake has triggered seven aftershocks so far.

The university says "aftershocks may continue for hours, days or weeks and may be too small to be accurately located with permanent seismic networks."

occurred on Thursday in East Tennessee, one in Kingston and one in Blaine.