Third earthquake hits near same area of Tennessee this week

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FINCASTLE, Tenn. (WKYT) - A third earthquake hit the same area of Tennessee this week.

The U.S. Geological Survey recorded it as a 2.4-magnitude quake.

A 3.8-magnitude earthquake hit on Monday with its epicenter near Fincastle, Tenn. It was felt across Southern Kentucky.

A 2.8 magnitude earthquake struck in the same area on Sunday.

The Kentucky Geological Survey says earthquakes occur frequently in Kentucky but go unfelt most of the time.