Highest magnitude earthquake in South Carolina since 2002

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

Friday Feb. 14, 2014
EDGEFIELD, S.C. (WRDW)-The South Carolina Emergency Management Division said Friday night's earthquake was the highest magnitude earthquake since Nov. 11, 2002.

The U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed there was a 4.1 magnitude earthquake. It said the epicenter of the earthquake was seven miles from Edgefield and occurred at 10:23 p.m.

The South Carolina EMA said there hasn't been any reports of injuries or any significant damage. It said this was the 13th earthquake in South Carolina in the past year.


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