Magnitude Earthquake

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…

USGS reports Fifth Earthquake near Elgin

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– A Fifth Earthquake, centered near Elgin, occurred early Wednesday. According to the USGS, the earthquake registered a 2.4 magnitude, centered near Elgin, SC. The quake occurred at 4:12 this morning (12-29-21). More info: #sctweets This is the fifth low-magnitude earthquake reported in the area since Monday. Categories: Local News Tags: Magnitude Earthquake

USGS confirms 2.6 magnitude earthquake near Lake Murray

The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake shook at 6:53 Monday night

Image: SCEMD Columbia, SC (WOLO) — After numerous calls to the ABC Columbia newsroom Monday evening,  those of you who felt the earth shake beneath you were not imagining things. According the South Carolina Emergency Management Division (SCEMD), the United States Geological Survey confirms that a 2.56 magnitude earthquake shook just before 7pm Monday night (6:53pm). The division says they…

2.0 magnitude Earthquake recorded in Summerville

Courtesy SCEMD Twitter COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– According to The South Carolina Emergency Management Division, the US Geological Service confirms a 2.0 magnitude earthquake occurred near Summerville, in South Carolina, shortly after midnight Saturday morning. Categories: Local News, News Tags: Magnitude Earthquake

5.1 Magnitude Earthquake in NC shakes parts of SC

SPARTA, NC (WOLO)– Did you feel it? According to the USGS, a 5.1 earthquake near Sparta, North Carolina, occurred on August 9 at 8:07am.   ABC Columbia has received several reports from people in the Midlands who say they felt a tremor or rumbling Sunday morning. The USGS says it was  a result of oblique-reverse faulting in the upper crust…

Magnitude-4.4 Earthquake Shakes Southern California Suburbs

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A moderate earthquake shook an inland area of Southern California near San Bernardino on Tuesday night, giving a start to thousands across a heavily populated area with more than one person comparing it to a rumbling big rig. There were no immediate reports of damages or injuries, however. The magnitude-4.4 quake hit in foothills northwest of…