Small quake hits near Mascot

Small earthquake hits in East Knox Co. / Source: USGS

KNOX COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A small earthquake hit in Knox County on Wednesday morning.

USGS reported that the 2.4 magnitude quake happened in Mascot just before 11 a.m.

This seismic event is just one of many to hit the East Tennessee area in the last few months.

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