“There are some cracks underground in this part of the state,” Abolins said. Posted at 2:24 pm January 20, 2020By John Huotari Leave a Comment. Joe Biden has picked Kamala Harris as his vice presidential candidate and he is his running against the incumbent, Donald Trump. Any earthquake between 3.0 and 3.9 is considered minor, according to Michigan Tech. In the East Tennessee Seismic Zone, there have been 188 earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 or greater since measurements began in the 1970s. MEIGS COUNTY, TN (WSMV) - A small, 2.4 magnitude earthquake was reported in Meigs County early Monday morning. The earth is not only one single piece but consists of seven big tectonic plates and a lot of smaller plates. The USGS reported a 2.8 magnitude earthquake near Fincastle, about 33.9 kilometers underground, at about 3:19 a.m. Sunday. Thank you for your patience and understanding. According to an intensity comparison scale by the USGS, earthquakes that register as less than a 3.0 are classified as a level I. Soon, he was selected as an Indiana delegate to the ‘United States Senate Youth Program.’ He then attended the ‘Harvard University’ from where he graduated with a BA in Literature and History. The United States Geological Survey said the earthquake was recorded near Fincastle in … According to the United States Geological Survey, the epicenter of the magnitude 3.8 earthquake was in Fincastle in Campbell County. Born in Queensland, Julian Assange had an unusual childhood. The latest indeed tied for the seventh strongest earthquakes in East Tennessee in more than a century: 4.7-magnitude in 1973 – Alcoa; 4.5-magnitude in 1928 – Greeneville You can learn more about the earthquake and report what you felt here: https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/se60300191/executive. The earthquake was felt in Oak Ridge at about 2:12 p.m. Monday, where it rattled homes and windows. The earthquake was the second-strongest to hit eastern Tennessee, CBS affiliate WVLT-TV reports. 3) Stick to the issues. Earthquake information. His unusual and extraordinary sporting skills attracted the attention of topnotch clubs in Europe. KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The 3.8 magnitude earthquake’s epicenter was near Fincastle, Tenn. but people from all over the region – from Knox County, Ky. as far south as Sweetwater… You can donate here. KNOXVILLE. LOUDON COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – A 1.1 magnitude earthquake was recorded in East Tennessee Monday morning. From 2009 to 2018, Barr served on the board of directors for Time Warner. He was selected as the running-mate for presidential nominee Barack Obama in 2008 and the Obama-Biden ticket went on to win the election. It could be the worst week of pandemic so far. Look up most recent and past earthquakes in or near Tennessee, USA. LOUDON COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – A 1.1 magnitude earthquake was recorded in East Tennessee Monday morning. He served as the 47th vice president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. Besides helping us, your subscription will give you access to our premium content. With her charming personality, a knack for music and a distinctive acting style Deschanel has managed to gather a cult following in Hollywood and around the world. A 4.7 magnitude earthquake struck in 1973. This is a free story. Monday’s earthquake was initially reported as a 3.6 magnitude, but that measurement was later updated to 3.8. A 3.8 magnitude earthquake was reported in Campbell County, Tennessee on Monday. Filed Under: Federal, Front Page News, Government, Top Stories, Weather Tagged With: Campbell County, earthquake, East Tennessee, Oak Ridge, U.S. Geological Survey. East Tennessee experienced five small earthquakes over the past 24 hours near Greenback and Morganton. 3.8-magnitude earthquake in Campbell County felt across East Tennessee People from all across East Tennessee have let us know they felt the small quake, which rumbled for … A 4.7 magnitude earthquake struck in 1973. Deschanel is also an eminent musician and has collaborated with M. Ward, forming the duet group, ‘She & Him’. They say it was caused by the earthquake. Soon after, he became a member of Filathlitikos’s senior squad. There are four different types of plate movements: The divergent plate boundary is where two continental plates drift apart from each other. The 4.4 earthquake is considered a small earthquake on the richter scale but near the epicenter near Decatur in Tennessee was felt 160 miles away in Atlanta. He has had several brushes with the law due to the controversial nature of his work. He proved to be a popular senator and set his ambitions higher. Bright and intelligent, he enrolled at the ‘University of Melbourne’ to study mathematics but dropped out without completing his degree. However, Antetokounmpo did not get the opportunity to play for Zaragoza as he was picked up by Milwaukee Bucks as a preliminary draft just when he would have taken the field for the Spanish squad. His efforts in providing help to the less privileged led to his appointment as the chairperson of the ‘New York City Homeless Commission’ in 1990. At the age of 14, she formed a rap group named the ‘Cornrow Clique.’ For the next few years, she performed in collaboration with many indie artists and formed an all-female music trio named ‘The Chalice.’ The group released their debut album, ‘We Are the Chalice,’ in 2012. You can... MINA, Nevada (KLAS) — The US Geological Survey is reporting a 4.7 earthquake 16 miles south of Mina, Nevada. Also in 2019, Barr was held in criminal contempt of Congress for defying subpoenas; his Department declined to prosecute him. William Pelham Barr (born May 23, 1950) is an American lawyer and government official serving as the 85th United States Attorney General, in the Donald Trump administration since February 14, 2019. Eventually, he went on to pursue a career as a computer programmer and software developer and began working on the website ‘WikiLeaks’ which publishes secret information and news leaks. She has contributed to several film soundtracks and has been recognized for her singing skills. A moderate 5.1 magnitude earthquake shook several states in the Southeastern U.S. on Sunday morning. He won his first ‘Academy Award’ nomination for his role in the 1971 film ‘The Last Picture Show.’ Over the years, he has also earned ‘Academy Award’ nominations for several other films, such as ‘Starman’ and ‘The Contender.’ In 2009, he finally won the ‘Academy Award’ for ‘Best Actor’ for his performance in the film ‘Crazy Heart.’ Throughout his career, Bridges has played significant roles in popular films like ‘Heaven’s Gate,’ ‘TRON,’ ‘The Fisher King,’ and ‘The Mirror Has Two Faces.’. The earthquake today map shows all of them, even the smallest shocks. They won again in 2012. After winning the lightweight championship, he took some time off from ‘UFC’ prior to the birth of his first child in May 2017. Following the release of her second album, ‘Big Grrrl Small World,’ in 2015, she was signed by ‘Atlantic Records.’ With ‘Atlantic,’ she released her third studio album, ‘Cuz I Love You.’ Throughout her career, she has been the founding member of many hip-hop groups, such as ‘Grrrl Prty,’ ‘The Chalice,’ ‘The Clerb,’ and ‘Absynthe.’, Jeffrey Leon Bridges, popularly known as Jeff Bridges, is a popular ‘Academy’ award-winning American actor. In the following year, he was adjudged as Milwaukee Bucks’ star player. Before becoming the Vice President, he had represented Delaware as a United States Senator from 1973 to 2009. World earthquake list. 5) Keep your comments to a reasonable length and to a reasonable number per article. Please also use a valid e-mail address. Zooey Deschanel is a popular American actress and singer. The initial earthquake... Giannis Antetokounmpo, nicknamed the ‘Greek Freak’, is a Greek basketball playe,r who also represents the NBA basketball team, ‘Milwaukee Bucks’. The earthquake was reported around 2:12 p.m., initially at a 3.6 magnitude, just east of Fincastle, Tennessee… 2) Be civil. Another 2.5 earthquake was reported nearby Mina, Nevada on Dec. 14. His first significant appearance was on the television series ‘Sea Hunt’ where he acted alongside his father Lloyd Bridges and brother Beau Bridges. The earthquake was felt in Oak Ridge at about 2:12 p.m. Monday, where it rattled homes and windows. Shortly after, Buttigieg was commissioned as a naval intelligence officer in the ‘Navy Reserve.’ He was deployed for several months in the Middle East, where he was a veteran of the war in Afghanistan. Note: This story was last updated at 3:35 p.m. An earthquake of 3.8 magnitude was reported in East Tennessee on Monday afternoon. After being elected as the Mayor of South Bend in November 2011, he assumed office the next year, thus becoming the youngest Mayor of a U.S. city with at least 100,000 residents. Pete Buttigieg is an American politician who is the current mayor of South Bend, Indiana. Two Sunday morning earthquakes shook East Tennessee, near the border with North Carolina, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The largest was recorded at a depth of... (Dimas Ardian/Getty Images) (MORGAN HILL, Calif.) Two earthquakes hit the South Bay area just before 7 a.m. Tuesday morning. Special counsel Mueller privately responded that Barr's letter had misrepresented the report. He joined the Democratic Party and became active in politics alongside managing his legal career. The earthquake struck at 2:48 a.m. EST, radiating from its epicenter 3 miles east of Greenback. After a redacted version of the actual report was released, fact-checkers and news organizations also stated that Barr's letter mischaracterized the report. WJHL 513 views. Before becoming Attorney General in 1991, Barr held numerous other posts within the Department of Justice, including leading the Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) and serving as Deputy Attorney General. ‘CAI Zaragoza’, a Spanish club, contracted him for 4 years at € 4, 00,000 per year. Thank you for reading Oak Ridge Today. FINCASTLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A 3.8 magnitude earthquake was felt in East Tennessee on Monday afternoon. It was centered in Campbell County about one kilometer east of Fincastle, Tennessee, northeast of LaFollette, which is northeast of Oak Ridge, at a depth of about 35.4 kilometers, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. A 4.4-magnitude earthquake struck on Wednesday morning in rural East Tennessee, rattling homes as far away as Atlanta in the region’s most powerful jolt in more than 45 years. Explore the data:An interactive map and chart created by The Tennessean shows where earthquakes have struck today, and over the past 25 years Earthquakes relatively common in Tennessee In 2019, Joe Biden announced his bid for the candidacy of the Democratic presidential nominee for 2020 election. Last week, eight deaths due to COVID-19 and nine new hospitalizations were reported in Anderson County. Map via USGS. About five hours earlier, a 1.6 magnitude earthquake … The Oak Ridge Public Library will close to the public and return to curbside pickup only after the Thanksgiving holiday due to the dramatic increase in local COVID-19 … [Read More...], A daily snapshot of COVID-19 cases in Roane County on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, includes, among other information, the daily number of new cases and the daily positivity rate. He is best known for his roles in films like ‘The Last Picture Show’ and ‘Crazy Heart.’ Bridges, who comes from a prominent acting family, started appearing on screen as a toddler. The strongest earthquake ever recorded in East Tennessee was a 4.7-magnitude in 1973, with an epicenter in Alcoa. Apart from being a politician, Andrew is also a lawyer and an author. His biological father had separated from his mother even before he was born and he was raised by his mother and step-father. The earthquake was upgraded from Monday afternoon after it was initially rated a 3.6. He is again contesting the election in 2018. In 1997, he was elected as the ‘US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development,’ a post he retained till 2001. About a year and a month ago, in December 2018, there was a 4.4 magnitude earthquake near Decatur, about 45 miles southwest of Oak Ridge, and Oak Ridge residents reported feeling that earthquake as well. We welcome comments, but we ask you to follow a few guidelines: 1) Please use your real name, including last name. According to the United States Geological Survey, the small earthquake was recorded around 5:23 a.m. east of Philadelphia, Tennessee in Loudon County. Your earthquake experience is not only important for science, but also for people in the area as well as our global readership. From 1973 to 1977, Barr was employed by the Central Intelligence Agency during his schooling years. Electoral College makes it official: Biden won, Trump lost, Electoral College meets to choose Joe Biden for president. If so, please consider a monthly subscription to Oak Ridge Today. Oak Ridge is about 32 miles from the epicenter. An early-morning earthquake in East Tennessee was widely felt across the Southeast on Wednesday. Conor McGregor is an Irish professional mixed martial artist who is currently signed with the ‘Ultimate Fighting Championship’ (UFC). KNOXVILLE (WATE) — Two Earthquakes were recorded in East Tennessee Sunday night in less than an hour. USGS confirms 1.7 magnitude earthquake in East Tennessee early Monday. Geology professor talks about recent earthquakes in East Tennessee - Duration: 2:39. Also a skilled professional boxer, he has achieved most of his victories due to knockouts or technical knockouts via punches. This can be qualified as a ‘strong’ quake for the region. 2.5 magnitude earthquake 2020-06-04 21:08:15 UTC at 21:08 June 04, 2020 UTC Location: Epicenter at 36.304, -83.642 9.2 km from Jefferson City (6.2 miles) He became fascinated with computers as a teenager and discovered that he had an uncanny ability to hack and break into computer systems. 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The first one was a 2.0 magnitude that registered in Blount County just after 9 … He started his professional career by signing up to play for the junior squad of the Filathlitikos B.C., a Greek professional basketball club. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) confirmed a 2.2 magnitude earthquake Tuesday morning just south of Sweetwater. Barr is a longtime proponent of the unitary executive theory of nearly unfettered presidential authority over the executive branch of the U.S. government. 4) No profanity. The following day, Barr claimed in an interview with NBC News that the Russia investigation was "completely baseless" and said he believed the FBI's investigation may have been conducted in "bad faith". Comments held for review, usually from those posting for the first time, may not post if they violate these guidelines. This was just the start for the starlet who was beginning to get recognized for her choice of quirky and challenging roles. Barr became attorney general for the second time in 2019. If you appreciate our work, please consider subscribing. April 29, 2003 earthquake near Fort Payne, Alabama (magnitude 4.6) December 12, 2018 earthquake north of Decatur, TN and east of Watts Bar Dam (magnitude 4.4 with smaller aftershocks) August 9, 2020 earthquake south of Sparta, NC (magnitude 5.1 with small aftershocks) October 31, 2020 earthquake 4 miles north-west of Greeneville, TN (magnitude 2.1) He started his mixed martial arts (MMA) career in 2008, and within a few years won two titles—Cage Warriors Featherweight and Lightweight Championships, which he held simultaneously before he vacated them to sign with ‘UFC.’ He is known for being in the biggest pay-per-view draw in MMA history, and he lives an extravagant lifestyle. Born in a middle-class family in Pennsylvania, Joe Biden learned the value of hard word, determination and perseverance from his parents who always encouraged him to stand up for himself and bounce back after failures. He started his political career as the campaign manager for his father, Mario Cuomo, in 1982. Since his contract with Zaragoza incorporated a default escape condition, he qualified to play for Milwaukee Bucks. Oak Ridge City Manager Mark Watson is feeling better, and his COVID-19 symptoms remained mild all week, a spokesperson said Friday. At 6:58 a.m., an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.0 occurred, and a 3.6 earthquake followed a minute later. USGS reports the earthquake had a depth of 8.45 miles. He went on to study law and also developed interest in politics. 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