The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

April 30, 2013

Mild earthquake shakes Tennessee Valley

By Rebecca Croomes

— An earthquake — magnitude 2.3 — hit the Tennessee Valley Monday morning, according to the Center for Earthquake Research and Information.

CERI, a partner with the United States Geological Survey, gauged the epicenter of the tremor four miles southeast of Triana, or nine miles southwest of Redstone Arsenal. It gauged the depth at 13.5 kilometers underground.