(WSMV) – Folks in western counties of our viewing area probably felt a rumble this morning, this was due to a reported 3.6 magnitude earthquake in west Tennessee closer to the Tennessee/Missouri border.

According to the US Geological Survey, the earthquake was about 12 km or 7.46 miles from Dyersburg, TN with a depth of about 14.3 km or 8.9 miles. The earthquake was registered around 5:56 a.m. Wednesday. A storm spotter tells News4 that the earthquake could be felt as close as Benton County here in the Midstate. READ MORE

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