While most of you were sleeping Wednesday morning, the earth was shaking.

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.1 was recorded about five miles southwest of Dalton at 5:03 a.m., said Jeffrey Putnam, director of Whitfield County Emergency Services. It was the third earthquake recorded in Whitfield County this year, he said.

Whitfield County 911 received no calls concerning the quake, nor were there any injuries or damage caused by it, Putnam said.