Monday afternoon, Blount County officials released confirmation of a magnitude 2.7 earthquake that hit the county in Louisville, Tennessee.

Ripples of the quake have been felt as close as Farragut. Explosion sounds have also been reported. Fortunately, there have not been any reports of injuries or damage as after effects of the earthquake. Don’t worry, this is business as usual in our area.

There are over one million earthquakes between two and 2.9 on the scale every year.