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USGS: Magnitude 4.3 earthquake shakes area

By David Boyd, dboyd@wcyb.com
Published On: Nov 10 2012 11:31:08 AM CST
Updated On: Nov 10 2012 10:43:05 PM CST

The USGS tells us a magnitude 4.3 earthquake occurred early Saturday afternoon.

The earthquake was centered about 8 miles west of Whitesburg, KY or about 46 miles northwest of Kingsport, TN. The USGS says the quake struck at 12:08 p.m.

Viewers have reported feeling the quake across parts of East Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, and Kentucky.

See images from the USGS about the earthquake here.