Geologist Reports Earthquake In South Carolina

1:02 PM, Jun 25, 2011   |    comments
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Kershaw County, SC-- A small earthquake was reported in Kershaw County Friday, according to state officials.

South Carolina Emergency Management officials say a geologist at the College of Charleston reported the quake.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the tremor was a 2.3 magnitude, and took place at 1:15 p.m about four miles north/northeast of Camden.

There are no damage reports, but Kershaw County deputies say they have gotten reports from people who felt the tremor.

Emergency Management officials say South Carolina gets around 15 or so quakes a year. The earthquakes are usually smaller than a 3.0 magnitude.

WLTX in Columbia talked to people at a dentist who felt the quake. Click here to watch



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