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Earthquake reported near Elgin

(Courtesy: SCEMD) ELGIN, S.C. (WOLO) – An earthquake was reported overnight near Elgin by the United States Geological Survey. According to the USGS, there was an earthquake with a 1.3 magnitude centered 3.9 miles east of Elgin. The report shows the tremor occurred during the afternoon on Saturday, August 28. The South Carolina Emergency Management Division says geologists studying the…

Earthquake reported near Elgin

(Courtesy: SCEMD) KERSHAW, S.C. (WOLO) – According to the United States Geological Survey, a earthquake hit near Elgin on Saturday, July 30th. The reports shows the tremor happened at 7:41 p.m. and the earthquake had a magnitude of 1.8. The earthquake was centered 3.8 miles east southeast of Elgin. The South Carolina Emergency Management Division says geologists studying the ongoing…

Water seeping into faults may cause S.C. quakes

(AP) -- Some scientists say water seeping deep underground may be causing earthquakes in South Carolina

(AP) Some scientists say water seeping deep underground may be causing earthquakes in South Carolina. More than 60 earthquakes have been recorded since December around Lugoff and Elgin, northeast of Columbia.

Earthquake hits near Elgin

ELGIN, S.C. (WOLO) –  The United States Geological Survey reports an earthquake near Elgin on Sunday. Official records say the quake happened at 2:27 p.m. just 3.3 miles east of Elgin. According to the U.S. Geological Survey the quake measured at a 2.1 magnitude. Click here to see the many people who felt the earthquake. Categories: Local News, News Tags:…