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Recent SC Earthquakes


 

2013

Cluster

Ladsen/Summerville Area

1.4 M - 27 Mar 2013 Details

1.4 M - 03 Mar 2013 Details

1.5 M - 03 Mar 2013 Details

2.2 M - 22 Feb 2013 Details

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DEC_08_2012

05 February 2013

M2.0 - 13 km NW of Fort Lawn, South Carolina
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2012

DEC_08_2012

December 08 2012

M2.0 - 8 km SE of Salem, South Carolina
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JUL_31_2012

July 31 2012

M2.8 - 7 km SSE of Summerville, South Carolina
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JUL_29_2012

July 29 2012

M2.5 - 11km NNE of Cheraw, South Carolina
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JUL_24_2012

July 24 2012

M2.0 - 3km NW of Pacolet, South Carolina
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JUN_30_2012

June 30 2012

M2.4 - 9km ESE of Due West, South Carolina


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JUN_07_2012

June 07 2012

M1.9 - 10 km E from Hodges, South Carolina
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DEC_21_2011

SC Earthquakes from Jan-2011 to Jan-2012 (see map)

Other Minor EQ's:

2.0 on Jan 26, 2012 Irmo, SC Details

1.6 on Feb 06, 2012 Lincolnville, SC Details

2.3 on Mar 22, 2012 Summerville, SC Details

 

DEC_21_2011

January 04, 2012 Another Earthquake Recorded near Summerville, SC A magnitude 2.6 earthquake was recorded early in the morning on Wednesday, January 04, 2012 at 2:56 AM. The epicenter was located just 3 miles south of Summerville, SC Details


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2011

DEC_21_2011

December 21, 2011 Another Moderate Earthquake near Summerville, SC A magnitude 2.6 earthquake was recorded on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at 4:38 PM. The epicenter was located 5 miles southwest of Summerville, SC Details


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OCT_15_2011

October 15, 2011 Moderate Earthquake near Summerville, SC A magnitude 2.5 earthquake was recorded on Saturday, October 15, 2011 at 3:02 AM. The epicenter was located 2 miles southwest of Summerville, SC Details


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OCT_10_2011

October 10, 2011 An Earthquake Recorded Near Aiken, SC A magnitude 2.1 earthquake was recorded on Monday, October 10, 2011 at 8:31 PM. The epicenter was located 18 miles Southeast of Aiken, SC Details


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Virginia 5.9

August 23, 2011 Major Earthquake in Central Virginia Felt in South Carolina The earthquake occurred at 1:51pm EST with a measured magnitude of 5.8. This is a major earthquake by East Coast standards and was felt in all parts of South Carolina. The South Carolina Geological Survey received reports of buildings shaking and cabinets rattling from Easley, Hartsville, Greenville, Georgetown, Myrtle Beach, and Rock Hill South Carolina. Calls from Downtown Columbia reported that several buildings were evacuated. If you felt the earthquake where you live, please report your experience to the USGS at the link below. Details

NY Times Article Geoscientists Get to Work as Quake Memories Fade

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Aug08_2011

August 8, 2011 Small Earthquake Southeast of Greenville, SC A magnitude 2.3 earthquake was recorded on Monday, August 08, 2011 at 17:27 UTC by the USGS. The epicenter was located 22 miles Southeast of Greenville, SC Details


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June 24, 2011

June 24, 2011 Shallow Earthquake North of Camden, SC A magnitude 2.3 earthquake was recorded on Friday, June 24, 2011 at 1:15 PM by the USGS. The epicenter was located 6 miles north of Camden. Details


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March 21, 2011

March 21, 2011 Moderate Earthquake near Chesterfield, SC A magnitude 2.9 earthquake was recorded on Monday, March 21, 2011 at 6:02 PM Details


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February 25, 2011

February 25, 2011 Minor Earthquake near Summerville, SC A magnitude 1.5 earthquake was recorded on Friday, February 25, 2011 at 4:02 AM Details


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2010

October 28, 2010

October 28, 2010 Earthquake in Spartanburg County, SC A magnitude 2.5 earthquake was recorded on Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 2:59 PM near Pacolet, SC. Details


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May 12, 2010

May 12, 2010 Earthquake in Summerville, SC A magnitude 2.8 earthquake was recorded on Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 5:03 AM approximately 5 miles SSE from Summerville, SC. Details


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March 25, 2010 Deep Earthquake near the SC border with GA A magnitude 2.5 earthquake was recorded on Thursday, March 25, 2010 at 6:43 PM approximately 10 miles from Plum Branch, SC. The depth of this quake was recorded at 9.8 miles. Details
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2009

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October 3, 2009 Moderate Earthquake in Hendersonville, NC   A magnitude 2.5 earthquake was recorded on Saturday, October 3, 2009 at 5:44 PM approximately 30 miles north of Greenville, SC. Details
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September 13, 2009 Minor Earthquake in Fairfield County, SC   A magnitude 1.5 earthquake was recorded on Sunday, September 13, 2009 at 2:01 AM approximately 7 miles east of Peak, SC. Details
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August 29, 2009 Moderate Earthquake in Berkeley County, SC   A magnitude 3.2 earthquake was recorded on Saturday, August 29, 2009 at 6:37 AM approximately 2 miles from Summerville, SC. Details
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July 10, 2009 Minor Earthquake in Dorchester County, SC   A magnitude 1.7 earthquake was recorded on Friday, July 10, 2009 at 4:05 PM approximately 6 miles from Lincolnville, SC. Details
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May 6, 2009 Earthquake in Berkeley County, SC   A magnitude 2.5 earthquake was recorded on Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at 1:07 PM approximately 2 miles from Summerville, SC.
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March 27, 2009 Earthquake in Barnwell County, SC   A magnitude 2.6 earthquake was recorded on Friday, March 27, 2009 at 12:06 PM approximately 2 miles from Williston, SC.
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March 18, 2009 2 Minor Earthquakes near Peak, SC   A magnitude 2.3 earthquake was recorded on Wednesday, March 18, 2009 at 6:00 PM and another slightly smaller magnitude 2.1 was recorded at 9:03 PM on Thursday March 19. They were both determined to be within 6 miles of Peak, SC.
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2008

Earthquake Location MapMagnitude 3.6 Earthquake Felt in Lowcountry COLUMBIA, S.C. (Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, 10:00 a.m.) – The U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed that a 3.6 magnitude earthquake occurred in Dorchester County at 7:42 a.m. today. The epicenter of the earthquake was four miles south-southwest of Summerville, and was felt throughout the Tri-county area of Berkeley, Dorchester and Charleston Counties.
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