Geologists report 2.5 magnitude earthquake outside Ridgeville

Published: Sep. 27, 2021 at 1:13 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 27, 2021 at 4:29 PM EDT
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RIDGEVILLE, S.C. (WCSC) - The United States Geological Service says they detected an earthquake just north of Ridgeville.

Data from the USGS says a 2.5 magnitude earthquake happened nine kilometers or 5.6 miles North Northwest of Ridgeville.

They say that the seismic event was reported at 12:49 p.m. Monday.

Members of the community reported feeling the earthquake, but there has been no word of any damage stemming from the tectonic shift.

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