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125th anniversary of largest earthquake to hit Charleston

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

The Lowcountry was rattled by one of the largest earthquakes in the southeast on record 125 years ago today. 

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It damaged and destroyed many buildings in the Holy City and killed 60 people. The quake was a 7.3 magnitude.

In today's dollars and cents, the earthquake of1886 caused more than 200 billion dollars in total economic loss in Charleston.

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