Seventh earthquake shakes the Midlands
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - A seventh earthquake hit the Midlands Tuesday afternoon. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported a magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 1:24 p.m. The epicenter was around 3 miles east of Elgin.
A second earthquake was reported by the USGS that happened around 3:09 p.m. near Elgin. This earthquake was recorded at 2.8 magnitude.
Since Monday, May 9, 2022 there have been seven total earthquakes reported in the Midlands. This is a developing story and we will update it as we learn more.
Today, @USGS reported a 6th #earthquake this week near Elgin. This 2.8 magnitude occurred about 3 miles east of Elgin, South Carolina, at 3:09 p.m. (5-10-22).— SCEMD (@SCEMD) May 10, 2022
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