A 3.2 magnitude earthquake could be felt Saturday morning in Tennessee, North Carolina and Georgia.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey a 3.2 magnitude earthquake occurred at 9:38am a few miles east of the North Carolina/ Tennessee line.

According to the Cherokee County Sheriff's Department there have been no reports of damage.

The earthquake was located about 6 miles east of Ducktown, TN, about 7 miles north of McCaysville, GA and about 55 miles east of Chattanooga.

Earthquakes that are less than 3.5, generally are not felt, but are recorded. Earthquakes that are between 3.5-5.4 are often felt, but rarely causes damage.

If the quake is under 6.0 at most slight damage to well-designed buildings and can cause major damage to poorly constructed buildings over small areas. If the earthquake is between 6.1-6.9 it can be destructive in areas up to about 100 kilometers across where people live. If it is over 7.0 in magnitude it can cause serious damage over larger areas.