Another earthquake reported hours after first one shakes SC area

Earthquakes hit SC
Earthquakes hit SC
Published: Jul. 3, 2022 at 8:55 AM EDT
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GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The United States Geological Survey reported that two earthquakes hit the Midlands area of South Carolina in the last 24 hours.

Officials said the second earthquake occurred 4.7 miles South West of Lugoff at around 5:29 a.m.

This earthquake had a magnitude of 1.6 and a depth of 3 km.

According to officials, the first earthquake happened 4 miles east of Elgin, SC, at around 11:16 p.m.

The earthquake had a magnitude of 1.9 and a depth of 2 km.

Recently, DHEC addressed this recent series of earthquakes and why they could be happening.

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