Two magnitude 2.1 earthquakes shook residents of the Chattanooga region over the past couple of days, one near the Hiwassee River and U.S. 411 in Polk County, Tennessee, on Saturday afternoon and another rattled folks near Rocky Face in Whitfield County, Georgia, early Monday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The quake in Polk County happened at 2:36 p.m. Saturday was almost 12 miles beneath the surface of the earth. The epicenter was initially placed north of the river near Columbus Road, about 4.5 miles northeast of Benton, according to USGS data.
The epicenter of the temblor that hit Whitfield County at 1:19 a.m. Monday was initially pinned just west of Houston Valley Road near Mount Vernon Creek about 5 miles northwest of Dalton, the USGS reported.
That quake was just more than a mile beneath the earth's surface.
No damage was reported in either quake, according to officials.
A magnitude 2.1 quake is rarely felt by anyone except under especially favorable conditions, according to the USGS.
-- Compiled by Ben Benton