The U.S. Geological Survey has determined that a small earthquake hit Chattooga County and Walker County earlier this month. 

According to the government agency, the micro-quake registered 2.4 on the Richter Scale and had a depth of 1.1 miles.  The quake occured on Friday, July 3rd.  It was officially located 11 miles north of Summerville and 7 miles north – northwest of Trion and occured at 2:06 PM.