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Earthquake felt in the Low Country

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - Officials confirmed an earthquake hit the West Ashley area shortly after 5 a.m. Wednesday.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake was centered near the Clemson Research Center on Savannah Highway. It registered a 2.8 on the Richter scale.

Mild shakes have been reported from residents in Summerville, Ladson, North Charleston, and other surrounding areas. No damaged has been reported so far.

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