USGS Records 2.3 M Earthquake in Lauderdale County, Al. on Saturday

The USGS Recorded a 2.3 magnitude earthquake in Lauderdale County, Al. on Saturday, October 5, 2019. This particular region has a history of seeing small earthquakes. The shaking from these small magnitude type earthquake are not associated with structural damage.

The official recorded information from the USGS:

M 2.3 – 12km S of Loretto, Tennessee

  • 2019-10-06 01:49:05 (UTC)
  • 34.963°N 87.438°W
  • 5.0 km depth