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Magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolts Tennessee; felt in Charlotte

If you felt the ground shaking early Wednesday morning, you're not alone.

If you felt the ground shaking early Wednesday morning, you're not alone.

People across North Carolina were awakened by a confirmed earthquake.

The light earthquake occurred Wednesday around 4:14 a.m. about 7 miles (11 kilometers) northeast of Decatur. About 13 minutes later, a 3.3 magnitude aftershock then struck.

The effects were felt in a slew of North Carolina cities including Morganton, Hudson and Lancaster.

There did not appear to be any immediate reports of injuries. Did you feel the quake?