Another earthquake recorded near Summerville

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) - The ninth earthquake in a little over seven months was recorded near Summerville on Monday.

According to the United States Geological Survey, a 1.9-magnitude earthquake was recorded just before noon.  According to the report, the earthquake was recorded in an area five miles from Summerville, five miles from Lincolnville, and six miles from Ladson.

On Mar. 22, a 2.3-magnitude was recorded 4 miles southeast of Summerville at 8:04 a.m.  More specifically, it was recorded near the intersection of Dorchester and Ladson road.

Before then, the most recent earthquake, rated at 1.6, was recorded back on Feb. 6.

On Jan. 9, a 1.5-magnitude earthquake was recorded 4 miles southeast of Summerville just before 5 p.m.

A 2.6-magnitude earthquake was also recorded in January, 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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