Lugoff-Elgin

Two more earthquakes hit the Elgin-Lugoff area

The continued quakes are becoming the norm for many residents in the community. 

According to the South Carolina Emergency Management Division, a 2.3 magnitude earthquake struck Elgin just before 9 p.m. last night, and a 2.3 magnitude earthquake struck Lugoff at around 3 a.m. today. 

Lugoff-Elgin area residents react to string of earthquakes recorded in the area.

SCEMD says the 3.6 magnitude earthquake that hit the Lugoff-Elgin area Wednesday was the strongest in the state in eight years. That includes the additional 2.0 and 2.4 quakes that happened early Thursday morning too. ABC Columbia’s Lee Williams went to Elgin, where most of the earthquakes are centered, and spoke with some restaurant owners who say they are still feeling a little shaken.

More Earthquakes in South Carolina according to USGS

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The U.S. Geological Survey reported another earthquake hit near Lugoff on Sunday. The 2 point 1 magnitude quake centered east of Elgin and happened before 2:30 p.m, according to officials. Officials say this is the 21st earthquake to hit the Lugoff Elgin area since December 27 of last year. Categories: Kershaw, Local News Tags: Earthquake, Lugoff-Elgin