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A magnitude 2.0 earthquake struck early Wednesday in Monroe County, Tennessee, just north of Tellico Plains, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake struck near Sinking Cave Road around 3:30 a.m. about 3.6 miles northeast of Tellico, the agency said in a statement issued Wednesday morning. The temblor was about 15 miles deep in an areas with few homes, though one residence was just a few yards from the estimated epicenter.

A magnitude 2.0 quake is generally felt only by a few people under favorable conditions, according to agency.

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