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Small earthquake reported near Summerville just before noon

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CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

A small earthquake was recorded in the Summerville area just before noon, according to the College of Charleston's earthquake program.

Earthquake experts recorded the quake at approximately 11:58 a.m. Friday, according to Steve Jaume with the CofC's South Carolina Earthquake Education and Preparedness Program.

The United States Geological Survey said the quake was magnitude 2.4.

The location of the quake appears to be located north of downtown Summerville in the vicinity of where the new exit is being built on I-26, Jaume said.

While he could not pinpoint the magnitude, he said it appears to be a small quake, likely less than magnitude 3, he said.

This is a developing story. Check back for additional information.

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