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6th earthquake in 3 months recorded near Summerville

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) - The sixth earthquake in less than three months was reported Monday afternoon near Summerville.

A 1.5-magnitude earthquake was recorded by the U.S. Geological Survey just 4 miles southeast of Summerville just before 5 p.m. 

A 2.6-magnitude earthquake was recorded last Wednesday and on New Year's Day, a 1.4-magnitude earthquake was reported near the same area.

Another 2.6-magnitude earthquake was reported on Dec. 21 and a 2.2-magnitude earthquake was reported 14 days before that. A 2.5-magnitude earthquake was also reported on Oct. 15.

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