Earthquakes in the world on December 12 , 2018 (M4.5 or more)

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Dec 12 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
  • Marietta - In bed felt a small vibration the shaking and a little sound from the cealing/roof. About 4 seconds
  • Cleveland, TN - Was using my computer late (trying to reset sleep schedule) and felt strong shaking - probably moved back and forth 1/4 of an inch rapidly - for about 30 seconds. Shaking was bad enough that things hanging on the wall started bumping against the wall somewhat quickly.
  • Atlanta - Weak shaking
  • Clarkston - Three seconds
  • Hiram, ga - Whole room started rattling
  • Smyrna - Shaking lasted 15 seconds or less
  • Douglasville - Exactly at 4:15 am there was light shaking . Light trembling. Nothing was damage I was laying on my couch and it begin to shake a little. I also heard light noise in my upstairs. It was a quick 3-5 seconds
  • Clarkesville - 15-20 seconds. No damage. Just a good vibration of the house
  • Woodstock - Whole bed shaking- sports medals were shaking and hitting wall- lasted 20secinds
  • Jonesboro, Georgia - Lasted maybe 5 seconds, no damage
  • Atlanta - Light shaking
  • Canton - Woke me out of bed my whole bed was shaking and the walls and doors
  • Austell - Light shaking
  • Fayetteville - Was just sitting in my room when all of a sudden the room started shaking notoceably moving things that were hanging off my door and desk. Last about less than 10 seconds at 415am EST
  • Wildwood - Lasted for approximately 30 seconds. No property damage known. Laying in bed and could feel my bed shaking. It woke me up
  • Cumming - About 60 seconds. Light shaking
  • Marietta - My bed shook for about 3 seconds
  • Young Harris, GA - Lasted about a minute at about 4:15 a.m.
  • Douglasville GA - only about 3 seconds whole bed shook and creaking sounds from house....not sure if this was an earthquake but I never felt anything like it before..happened about 4:16 AM Dec12, 2018
  • Alpharetta - House shook for about 12 sec.
  • Marietta - Very weak shaking
  • Lithia springs - I felt is about 4:16a.m.the house shook the windows shook. My sofa I was sitting on shook. I heard a rumble. I was scared. I thought the trees were gonna fall
  • Horse shoe nc - House vibrated for few seconds at 4:16 am
  • Acworth, Georgia - Bed was shaking and heard a light rumbling noise. Lived in San Francisco area for over 20 years and experienced several earthquakes.
  • Alpharetta - Light shaking
  • Alpharetta - Bed was shaking
  • Woodstock - My wife and myself we were sleeping and the whole bed started shaking.
  • Atlanta, GA - Shaking for less than 5 minutes
  • Watkinsville - Just felt my house shaking at approx 4:13 am for about 10 seconds with some light shaking for about 5 seconds afterwards.
  • Douglasville - Heard everything on dressers and desks rattling as well as the roof.
  • Buford - Light shaking
  • Barbourville - At least 30 seconds
  • Roswell, ga - Woke up to bed shaking
  • Cumming - Lasted about 8 seconds. Light shaki g tremor. No damage.
  • Gillsville, Georgia - At 4:15 AM EST. Shaking lasted about 15 seconds. I was laying on the sofa and could feel the sofa shaking...the windows rattled slightly...our refrigerator leveling feet were squeaking. Once it was done, my roosters started crowing outside.
  • Atlanta - Mild shaking lasting about 4-5 seconds at 4:15 this morning 12-12-18 even woke my dog up
  • 30165 - ~15-20 seconds. Began weak, built up to a rumble and ceased.
  • Dawsonville - Nothing was damaged. It woke me up but it didn’t wake anyone else.
  • Roswell GA - Approximately 25 seconds Bed obviously shaking, rattling of lamp
  • Chattanioga - It woke me up at around 4:12 am. More of a shaking than a wace
  • Cumming, GA - Felt at 4am EST while, woke from sleep in bed. Felt vibration, noises from house ceiling/floor, objects on desk shaking.
  • Cleveland - I was in bed and I usually regularly wake up throughout the night. I was in one of those phases at around 4:15 am and I was just reading, and suddenly I feel shaking and I look around my room and I see things that are hanging sorta swinging.
  • Etowah, TN - It lasted like 30 seconds
  • Atlanta - Shaking woke me up out of my sleep at 4:14am I was waiting for more intense trembling but it never came No damage done
  • Williamsburg - I felt my bed shaking and jumped out of bed and grabbed the door frame and I could feel my whole house shaking nothing is damaged but it shook for about ten seconds
  • Acworth - I was sleeping and i thought my husband was shaking the bed. The walls rattled gor about 15 seconds.
  • Canton, Georgia - A light jolt and then weak shaking for about 5 seconds at 4:15 am local time. No damage or falling objects.
  • Atlanta - I felt moderate shaking for about 5 seconds. No damage.
  • DALLAS - Woke up felt the shaking.
  • Madisonville - Woke 2 family members out of sleep. Ceiling fan was rattling lightly. Felt house shaking. Happened around 4:20 am. Lasted several seconds.
  • Eatonton - At about 4:15 am
  • Greenville, SC - In Greenville, SC, at 4:15 am on 12/12/18, very weak shaking for maybe 10-15 seconds.
  • Lula - Walls vibrating for about 5 sec
  • Alpharetta, GA - Felt shudder and shaking that lasted 5 seconds around 4:15 am EST... earthquake in Georgia?
  • Roswell - Lasted for a good 30 seconds, heard and felt sounds of floor and roof shaking
  • rydal - just sitting in upstairs loft of home on top of johnson mnt and whole house began to actually sway back and forth like the dryer was off balance x100
  • Asheville - At about 4:15 a.m. I felt anlow rumble then a few things started slightly shaking around me. First I thought it was a truck going by but it is solid ice outside and it kept going for about 10 seconds. I am from Southern California and I know an earthquake when I feel one. It was not a rolling one. Just light jiggling. I am up working on a project for my daughter's school. I don't know if it would have woken me up but it was a pretty good one.
  • Peachtree City - I woke up around 4:15 to the sound of my knickknacks clacking against each other and then a picture frame falling.
  • Cumming, GA - Very brief period of shaking - less than 10 seconds around 4:15 AM.
  • Taylorsville - 15 seconds. The shaking was light but very noticeable at around 4:20 am Eastern Time zone. No damage
  • Flowery Branch - Felt bed shaking. Felt exactly like my home theater subwoofer. Just saw there was a 7.1 way off from us but I’m assuming it’s the after shock.
  • McDonough Ga - Felt bed shaking side to side and floors and walls creaking. 4:17am
  • Kennesaw - 3 to 4 sec
  • Grayson, GA - Was up early reading (around 4:15 am) and all of second the the entire house shook strong enough for hanging objects to bump against the wall. It lasted for about 7 to 10 seconds
  • Johns Creek - Light shaking
  • Lawrenceville - It was scary, I have never felt something like this. The whole house was rumbling for about 2 1/2 seconds. My husband felt it too. There was a damage to the window wood structures.
  • Canton, GA - I felt the front porch shaking and furniture rattled (insomnia is at least entertaining tonight).
  • Lilburn Georgia - A mini earthquake just woke me up. My whole bed started shaking. Last maybe less than 5 seconds.
  • Columbus, GA - I was laying in bed and felt light shaking for about 10 secs
  • Whitesburg - 0416, light shaking of bed, rattle of walls lasting approx 3-5 secs
  • Vonore, TN - At approximately 4:15 am (12/12/18) the shaking woke us up. Lasted about 4 or 5 seconds. While East TN is prone to multiple small earthquakes, we normally don't feel them.
  • Marietta - woke up to the ground shaking, was enough to be noticable but no damage was done that I know of, lasted five seconds or less
  • Alpharetta - Light shaking woke me up around 4:16am
  • Cookeville, TN - Awakened to picture rattling on table
  • Canton, GA - Laying in bed & felt it shake 2 distinct times just a couple seconds apart. Looked at clock, it was 4:18am ET
  • Sparta Tn - Moderate shaking
  • White pine - Slight shaking for about 8 seconds
  • Canton - It woke us up. The bed shook and windows rattled.
  • Dallas - Woke up to shaking house!
  • Douglasville - Laying in bed and felt the shaking at 4:15 am. Heard weird noises all around the house. All my pets freaked out.
  • Kennesaw GA - About15 minutes ago I was sitting by my computer desk watching tv and all of a sudden everything started to shake moderately and I panicked a little but it only lasted around less than 10 seconds.
  • Canton GA - Living room shook
  • Woodstock, GA - Woke me from a dead sleep. Lasted at least 30 seconds at 4:10am on 12/12/18
  • Atlanta - While house shook
  • Atlanta - 4:15 am. House lightly shaking. 5-10 seconds. Dogs were immediately alert.
  • Ellijay - roughly 4:15am eastern lasted appx 15~20 seconds. nothing broken no noticeable property damage.
  • Winder - Whole house shook for a few seconds.
  • Covington - Lasted about 5 seconds. Don't know of any damage yet. It was about 4:13 am december 12 2018
  • Roswell - Light shaking
  • Mineral Bluff - Got woke up by it,lasted about 30 seconds
  • Marietta - It lasted at least 5 seconds, woke me and all my friends up at 4:19 am this morning
  • Woodstock - Lasted less than a minute. At 4:17 am 12/12/2018. Whole house shook. Walls shook. Felt like elephants running through the attic and walls. Every loose item shook and rattled. Very loud.
  • Johns Creek GA - Duration was about 4 seconds. Strong enough to wake me up.
  • Rossville, Ga - Light shaking
  • Dallas, GA - About 4:16 I was watching TV and my whole house started to shake! Scared me to death!!
  • Toccoa - About 15 minutes ago. Strong shaking in my house awoke me from a deep sleep. The whole house was shaking. WOW!!
  • Peachtree City - 4:00am for about 4 seconds shaking not rolling
  • Austell - Weak shaking
  • Cleveland - 4:15 AM laid back down in bed for 5 more minutes of sleep...house started shaking...jumped up...knew what it was...have felt it before...ran downstairs to make sure all was ok...and it was...lasted about 15 seconds
  • Hiram - I was woken up by my bed shaking, but no one else in my house noticed anything. Thought I was crazy hehehe
  • Canton - No property damage but shook house enough to wake up at 4:00 am. Lasted 1-2 min
  • Cookeville,TN - In bed asleep, woke by rolling, shaking lasted 5-8 seconds?? Woke my daughter and dogs.
  • Talking Rock - Weak shaking at 4:17 AM. Woke me up from bed
  • Rydal - The windows were rattling, the bed was slightly shaking. It lasted about 20 seconds. Woke my husband and I, as well as my dog.
  • Cumming - About 3 seconds of light shaking while lying in bed. The bedroom doors shook. I heard rattling and thought it was our cats at the door.
  • Gaylesville Al - Felt the shaking and vibrationsof my house around 3:15ish I guess this a.m. nothing damaged just shocked really.. wasn't expecting that.
  • Powder Springs - Around 4:26AM I was in bed and awakened by shaking and vibration in my bedroom. It lasted about 4-5 seconds.
  • Ten Mile TN, 37880 - Woke me up at 4:15am Eastern time
  • Atlanta - This occurred around 4:20am and my house started shaking and the doors were rattling loudly and it lasted maybe 10-15 seconds.
  • Austell, GA - Felt like someone was shaking the bed. Woke me up. Around 4:15 am. Lasted about 8 seconds, no damage.
  • Marietta - Laying on the couch around 4:15 watching the news, the couch started to shake and the lighting started to shake and decor in kitchen made noise. I knew right away it was an earth quake.
  • Williamsburg - Weak shaking
  • Dawsonville - Around 4am est. Around 10 seconds. It was enough to wake me and my son up.
  • Plainville - 4:16 a.m., desk shaking, items on desk, file cabinets, shelves shaking, last approx. 10 - 15 sec.
  • Peachtree Corners - we were awakened by light to moderate shaking that lasted 2-3 seconds.
  • Milton - My son and I woke up in separate bedrooms to the wooden blinds rattling
  • Atlanta - It woke me out of my sleep
  • Buford - Light shaking felt for a few seconds around 420am
  • Cherry log - Lasted 15 -20 seconds
  • Knoxville - No damage. Last about 30 seconds
  • suwanee - Woke around 4:18am to bed and entire house shaking.
  • Woodstock - Whole lotta shaken going on
  • Lilburn - Pretty serious shaking but only lasted a few seconds.
  • Jefferson, GA - Approx. 10 seconds of mild shaking. No damage.
  • Kennesaw GA - The shaking woke me up at approx. 4:13 a.m.dst. lasted about 2 mins. House shook, windows rattled. No cars nor heavy traffic in area. Still feeling shaken myself.
  • Braselton - 15 seconds at appoximately 4:15am.
  • Dalton - 4:14 am. Woke me up, bed shaking, lasted maybe 5 seconds.
  • Kennesaw - About 4:15 am I felt the structure of my bedroom shake for about 4 seconds or so. It was very noticeable and more than light rattling.
  • Atlanta - 6 seconds of shaking. Saw my light shaking as well.
  • Hixson - About 4:15 am. Shaking enough to wake me from sleep. Lasted 10-15 seconds.
  • McDonough - It was maybe like 5/10 seconds it was very weak
  • Atlanta - Felt shaking and blinds hits the windows.
  • Sandy Springs Georgia - The house creaked and the bed was shaking for several seconds at about 4:18 a.m. there was no damage yet observed.
  • Toccoa - Felt very strong shaking at about 4:15am EST. Awoke from a hard sleep with my whole house shaking. Lasted for about 10 seconds. WOW!!
  • Acworth, GA - Lasted only a few seconds
  • Canton - around 4:20 am and lasted about 3 to 4 seconds
  • Charlotte - Around 4:15 or 4:16 am, house shook for 5-10 secs. In bed and felt bed moving and heard objects/furniture rattling
  • Cumming - I was on my bed heard the door rattling. It lasted about a min.
  • Fayetteville GA - Dec 12 04:15 AM. Light to moderate shaking with low rumbling. Sounds of house shifting. Lasted 5 to 10 seconds. No known damage.
  • Marietta - Woke me up, rumbled house, rattled doors.
  • Cumming, GA - Shook our whole house for at least 30 seconds! Woke us up from a dead sleep!😳
  • Murphy - Weak shaking
  • Hiram, Georgia - Was in my room in the ground level basement, awake late, at about 4:15am heard rumbling and the room started shaking, I thought my TV was going to fall.
  • Douglasville, Ga - Shaking woke me up and bells on Christmas Tree ringing. Lasted about 20 sec
  • Buford, Georgia - 10 seconds at approx 4:15 am.
  • Stockbridge - Very weak shaking
  • Jonesboro, Georgia - Weird that I only experienced about 5 seconds of rumbling, very similar to a low flying large aircraft while others are claiming they had 30 seconds of dishes/wall fixtures moving!! Also happened at approx 4:16am EST
  • Jasper - Light shaking
  • Canton, GA - Approximately 4:15 am I felt a tremble & felt a vibration while laying on my sofa. The recliner next to me with my pet in it was slightly rocking from vibration. It woke my little dog & cat & startled me!
  • Lawrenceville - My bed was shaking and woke me up.
  • Mableton ga - Probable 15 to 20 seconds. It woke me up because of the shaking because everything was rattling around 4:16 AM
  • Tiger, GA - About 4:15 a.m. weak shaking of everything in my bedroom
  • Senoia - Was woken by the house creaking and shaking. Lasted a 3-5 seconds and made my dogs go nuts.
  • Fairburn - Bed shaking started at 415am for a few seconds
  • Marietta - Scared me , was just laying down in bed before was shaking with me in it.It lasTed about 10 to 15 secs, at about 420 am shook ceiling fan lite also.
  • Auburn - Bed shook for a few seconds.
  • Flowery Branch, Ga - 10 sec or so , I felt the bed shaking and the house rumbling.
  • Morrow, GA - Felt the bed shaking about 4:15 and heard TVs shaking on stands for about 5 seconds. No damage or falling objects.
  • Woodstock - I heard a noise then felt light shaking for a few seconds. Looked at clock 4:16am.
  • Woodstock GA - About 5 seconds of weak shaking. No damage.
  • Johns creek - Enough to shake pictures on walls and rattle items on dresser.
  • Dacula, GA - Woke up and asked my husband why everything was shaking around 4 am. It stopped after 15-20 seconds. No damage.
  • Peachtree City - Light shaking with very light rumblings after initial quake.
  • Cumming - Light shaking
  • Rydal, ga - Windows rattled and bed shook for about 20 seconds. Woke my husband, dog and I . Approximately 4:15 a.m.
  • Covington - Felt bed shaking for about 5 seconds 4:13 am december 12 2018
  • Acworth - Shaking lasted probably 10 seconds
  • Jonesboro - Jonesboro Georgia, bed shook, something fell in bathroom 3 -4seconds. 12/12/18 4:20
  • Smyrna - Me and my husband both woke up when our bed started shaking around 4:22 am
  • Suwanee - I was sleeping and then all of a sudden everything was shaking in my room and it didnt stop for a solid 4.5 seconds
  • Alpharetta - Around 4:11am woke up to windows and bed shaking for about 15 seconds
  • Kennesaw - Woke up to bed shaking. Lasted only a few seconds.
  • Lawrenceville - Blinds shook Lasted 5 seconds
  • Decatur - Both husband and I were awaken at 4:15am by large swaying motions. Cat went running from bed. Felt like we were back in Cali. Lasted around 20 seconds.
  • Atlanta - Awake in bed listening to YouTube. Felt bed shake suddenly lasting no longer than 5 seconds. Pet cat beside me in bed felt activity and bolted.
  • Rex GA - Felt my bed shaking as soon as I laid down in the bed around 4:14 am scared me so bad I called husband on the other side of the house and he felt nothing.
  • Dallas GA - A little over 35 minutes ago, I felt my bed shake upstairs because it woke me from my sleep and heard the corner of the house creak.
  • Rossville - Shaking lasted maybe 30 seconds, didn’t know what was going on.
  • Maryville - Strong shaking for about 3 to 5 seconds about 4:15
  • Summerville - Woke me and my 6 dogs up. Lasted just a few seconds.
  • Canton Georgia - Canton , Georgia...I woke up to my bed shaking at 4:15. I would say moderate shaking.. strong enough to wake me.
  • Marietta - I was in my kitchen at 4:15am when the shaking started, rattling everything and starting me. It lasted for 4-5 seconds. About the time I realized what was going on it was over.
  • Newnan - Just after 4:00am. Felt bed move. Sat straight up! Heard wood floors or door frame.
  • Tucker - Bed was shaking enough to wake me, lasting 5 to 10 seconds Happened at 4:15
  • Byrdstown - 4:16 am. Awakened. House shaking and household goods rattling.
  • Epworth (Blue Ridge Area) - Definitely felt it here in a cabin high up in the mountains. Moderate shaking which lasted between 5-8 seconds. Woke me from my sleep, whole cabin shook.
  • Conyers - Woke me up out of my sleep. Approximately 4:17am
  • Dacula - I was sleeping when suddenly my bed and all my stuff in my room started shaking. It lasted maybe like 10 seconds or so.
  • Morganton, NC - was reading on couch(lying on couch)around 4:15 am and couch felt like it was shaking side to side, but it was not...was not a vehicle making it feel that way...I looked but know what that feels like. No train, we live across from track. One was not coming. Diff feeling
  • Johns Creek/Alpharetta - Around 4:16 AM US EST today, Dec 12, 2018. Shaking of the bed, walls and ceiling for about 4 seconds.
  • Johns Creek - Was woken up by shaking and noise (2nd floor of the house). Felt shaking, heard tinkling noises of things clinking together in cupboards and on walls (pictures). Was so shocked, didn't think to time it, but just a few seconds.
  • Canton, Georgia - About 4:10 woke up to house shaking. Stuff rattling for about 30 seconds
  • Alpharetta - Bed swing and door vibration for more than 10 seconds. No damage.
  • Dunwoody, GA - 20 seconds around 4am
  • ELLIJAY - At around 4:15 am we could feel the house shake and heard dishes shaking also... called sheriff's office and they had been told by 3 others also
  • Dec - It felt like the room was tilting while shaking. Frighting!
  • Big Canoe, Georgia - Awoke from sleep, felt like it lasted several seconds. It was a roller, with soft shakes. All the plates rattle for a time, but blessedly no apparent damage.
  • Dunwoody, GA - Light shaking
  • Trion, Georgia - 4:15 am. Light shaking for a couple of seconds with a rumbling sound.
  • Peachtree Corners, Georgia - 7 seconds
  • Alpharetta - The house shook for about 10 seconds.
  • Newnan,GA - About 4 am. The bed started shaking and our dresser had some nicknacks fall over on it
  • Marietta - Thought Santa landed early
  • Calhoun - Weak shaking
  • Jamestown, TN - Light shaking
  • Douglasville, GA - it lasted a few seconds
  • Atlanta - 15-20 seconds, no damage
  • Canton georgia - No damage but whole house shook. Bed moved back and forth.
  • Rock Spring, GA - rumble, lasted about 10 seconds at 4:15 am, Dec.12
  • Marietta - Lasted about 10 seconds stronger seeker then stronger
  • Smyrna Georgia usa - I hear the epicenter was over 2 hours away in Decatur, Tennessee. We woke to slight shaking of our apartment on y the ground level. It lasted about 3-5 seconds with no damage. This was our first time ever feeling the earth shake.
  • nashville tn - felt vibrations heard harmonic noises outside pet unsettled
  • Blairsville - Husband & I felt shaking while laying in bed awake. He was fixing to get up & get ready to leave for work. 4:16 am! It lasted about 30 or so seconds! It shook the intire house! Blairsville, ga isn’t the first one we have felt but the first in a long time!
  • Acworth/Woodstock, GA - Around 4:15 it felt like when a sudden, strong gust of wind blows your house and it creaks the outer walls, but with a slightly deeper rumble/rattle. I only heard it for a few seconds.
  • Dacula - 4.15am. About 7 seconds
  • Roswell - 15 seconds or so. Light jolt then shakes that rattled closet doors and woke us up. Gradually faded away.
  • MARIETTA - Woke me up Oh, I thought someone was breaking in the house.
  • crossville - Weak shaking
  • Peachtree Corners, GA - Door started rattling
  • Stone Mountain, GA - I thought it was a really bad gust of wind that shook my whole house and my bed at 4:16 AM 12-12-18. I got up to look outside and NO wind at all! I turned on the news looking for something but nothing. Glad to find other reports and it wasn't just me.
  • ACWORTH - about 4:15 am sleeping in my recliner, been on my pc earlier I was just asleep when the recliner starter shaking woke me up.
  • Jefferson - Felt the house cringe and the shaking woke me up
  • Woodstock - I woke to my head banging against the bed at 4:14. The windows were rattling so loud, I could barely here the rumble from the ground. I had never been in an earthquake before, so I did not know what was happening at first. I lasted for around 5 seconds after I woke up. When it was over, I realized​ what had happened. I went outside my room, and my entire family had woken up the same way.
  • Fairmount - No damage. Around 4:15 house started shaking. Dishes in cabinet shook for 30 or so seconds. It didn’t wake anyone up
  • Trion, GA - No damage. However, at 4:17 a.m., I felt my whole house shaking and shifting. I also heard a loud rumble. It lasted for about 20 seconds.
  • Snellville - I felt one strong jolt that felt like the floor moved under the bed and that was it. No shaking and no damage.
  • Snellville - I felt one strong jolt that felt like the floor removed under the bed and that was it no shaking no damage
  • Lithonia - woke up in bed and chair and items on chair was shaking, lasted about 15 seconds
  • Peachtree City Georgia - My bed was shaking for a few seconds and I herd a noise in my hallway upstairs. It was 4:15 AM.
  • Acworth - It lasted about 20 seconds rattled the light and shook the bed
  • Sweetwater, TN - I was about to go to sleep & felt my RV shaking, as if someone grabbed a hold of it it & shaking it. I asked my husband if it was him & he said no he was a sleep. I didn't know until I heard on radio about it & that answered my ? thinking could have been some person, but was that earthquake.Glad wasn't bad.
  • Saluda - Light shudder or shaking for maybe 8 seconds
  • Clarkston - There is no damage it only moved the closet door and me. There was a sound.
  • Walling - Felt moderate shaking at 3:18 Central Time
  • Hixson, TN - Lasted long enough to wake me up then to realize my cat was sitting on top of me. Flashes of Light and grumble like a transformer was exploding.
  • Mableton - It was about 4:30am, I was a kind of awake my husband has a head cold and had been up only a few minutes earlier. I was laying there and felt my bed shaking it lasted only a few seconds but ling enough for me to jerk my head up and said to myself "what the hell was that"? I also at the same time my the keys and perfume bottles on my dresser shaking. It was about 4 to 5 seconds, I just laid back down but couldn't fall back to sleep
  • Rockmart - My bed was shaking at 4:15 am 12/12/18 enough that it woke me up.
  • Kennesaw - Felt for about 7-10 seconds at around 4:05 am
  • Roswell, Georgia - Bed and lamp shook enough to make a noise. No damage detected.
  • Dawsonville, Ga - It woke me at 4:15 a.m. this morning with the whole house vibrating for about 15- 30 seconds. No damage
  • free home ga - Heard a strange noise above the ceiling then the doors on my tv cabinet rattled for abiut 10 secs
  • Griffin - Laying in bed, light shake of bed lasted about 2 sec., no damage
  • Sandy Springs, Georgia - At about 4:15 am i woke up to my apartment swaying and my dishes rattling.
  • Newnan, GA - Woke me up at around 4AM this morning due to something knocking 5 or 6 times and making a very loud repeated noise (sounded like somebody knocking loudly at the door to begin with, but it was emanating from inside the house). Could not figure out what it was. After reading the reports above, now I know at least what caused it, and woke me up so early this morning!
  • Milton, GA - I was up and at 4:11 this morning the house shook moderately for a few seconds then lightly for about 10-15 seconds. I grew up in Norrhetn CA and have had that unmistakable feeling many times .
  • Chipley - I live in Northwest Florida felt a slight movement and three items fell off a wall shelf for no reason.I was laying down watching tv about 3:30am cst.Made me wonder what was that? Woke my partner up he hollered and said what are you doing?
  • Roswell - Light shaking
  • Grand Junction - Very weak shaking
  • Coweta Ga - A wave of energy went through my walls. Lasted 2sec No damage. Just a sense of uneasiness
  • Atlanta - NO damage, but did wake up my dog and me. Never really experienced something like an earthquake, but it was something new this morning. it happened like at 4:15 getting up for work really.
  • Hooksett,NH - Shake and dull boom
  • Dalton Ga - Shaking rattled the door for 4 seconds
  • McDonough - Happens to be awake before it ever started, just as I started to try and go to sleep I felt my body moving back and forth and then I suddenly realized I was experiencing an earthquake. It occurred about 4:14 a.m. It shook hard enough the whole structure of the building from the top floor felt as if it were swaying like a wave, my head even hit up against the backboard.
  • Georgia - 12.12.2018. The bed was shaking an it woke me up. About 4:15 am est. the shaking did not last long. Maybe 3 or 4 seconds. No other noises or shaking. I nearly forgot and just remembered and looked up this site to see if I was dreaming.
  • Georgia - 12.12.2018. The bed was shaking an it woke me up. About 4:15 am est. the shaking did not last long. Maybe 3 or 4 seconds. No other noises or shaking. I nearly forgot and just remembered and looked up this site to see if I was dreaming.
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    GEOFON South Of Fiji Islands Dec 12 17:34 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Southwestern Siberia, Russia Dec 12 16:15 4.7 22 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia Dec 12 15:18 4.8 177 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands Dec 12 14:37 5.0 108 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Taiwan Dec 12 13:24 4.8 10 MAP
    EMSC Taiwan Dec 12 13:24 4.9 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Hualian, Taiwan Dec 12 13:24 4.9 10 MAP
    USGS Pacific-antarctic Ridge Dec 12 13:14 6.3 10 MAP
    GEOFON Pacific Antarctic Ridge Dec 12 13:13 6.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Vancouver - One strong shake. Dec 12, evening.
  • GEOFON Tennessee Dec 12 09:14 4.6 10 MAP
    GEOFON South Sandwich Islands Region Dec 12 09:14 5.1 10 MAP
    EMSC South Sandwich Islands Region Dec 12 09:14 5.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Cumming.ga - Light shaking
  • GEOFON Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Dec 12 08:49 4.9 66 MAP
    USGS Funaishikawa, Japan Dec 12 08:49 4.8 61 MAP
    EMSC Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Dec 12 08:49 4.8 69 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Taron, Papua New Guinea Dec 12 04:59 4.9 65 MAP
    EMSC New Britain Region, P.n.g. Dec 12 04:59 4.9 80 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Dalton - Light shaking
  • GEOFON New Ireland Region, P.n.g. Dec 12 04:59 5.0 54 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Talaga, Philippines Dec 12 03:37 4.7 181 MAP
    EMSC Mindoro, Philippines Dec 12 03:37 4.7 174 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Winchester, Tn - It last about 15 seconds and got weaker
  • Dawsonville - My husband and I woken up from our sleep with the room and bed shaking.
  • Atlanta - I live in an apartment building & I could hear the building squeaking & vibrating.
  • Atlanta - 4:15am, weak shake but enough to wake me up. 10-15 seconds duration.
  • Alpharetta - Woke to the gentle vibration.
  • Blairsville - Moderate shaking
  • Marietta - Lasted about 15 secs shook my bed and ceiling fan . Scared me I jumped up was in bed when bed and ceiling fan an lite started shaking
  • Trion, Georgia - 4:15 am. Light shaking with some noise. Lasted a second or two.
  • GEOFON Mindoro, Philippines Dec 12 03:37 4.9 158 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Tonga Islands Dec 12 03:24 5.2 101 MAP
    EMSC Tonga Dec 12 03:24 5.2 5 MAP
    USGS Pangai, Tonga Dec 12 03:24 5.1 35 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Southern Chile Dec 12 00:31 4.8 31 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Canton - Whole house shook for about 2 seconds or so. My daughter said her trophies rattling woke her up, the garage door assembly rattling woke me up.
  • USGS El Calafate, Argentina Dec 12 00:31 4.7 14 MAP
    EMSC Magallanes, Chile Dec 12 00:31 5.2 30 MAP I Felt It INFO

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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    People
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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