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Small earthquakes continue to rattle small area in the Midlands

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Published: Jan. 20, 2022 at 4:45 AM EST
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ELGIN, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Small earthquakes continue to hit the Midlands region

The South Carolina Emergency Management Division said the most recent quake measured a magnitude 1.6 in Elgin at 8:08 p.m.

Roughly 15 earthquakes have been recorded in the Kershaw County area since December 27.

Date & TimeLocationMagnitude
Jan. 19 at 8:08 p.m.near Elgin1.6
Jan. 15 at 6:24 a.m.near Elgin1.3
Jan. 12 at 11:29 p.m.5.7 miles SSE of Elgin1.3
Jan. 11 at 8:31 a.m.S of Lugoff1.9
Jan. 11 at 12:31 a.m.E of Elgin1.6
Jan. 9 at 3 p.m.S of Centerville, S.C.1.3
Jan. 5 at 8:18 a.m.SSW of Lugoff1.53
Jan. 5 at 1:45 a.m.SW of Lugoff2.57
Jan. 3 at 5:49 a.m.S of Lugoff2.53
Dec. 30 at 2:11 p.m.ESE of Elgin2.41
Dec. 30 at 7:11 a.m.E of Elgin2.51
Dec. 29 at 4:12 a.m.E of Elgin2.29
Dec. 27 at 10:03 p.m.SSW of Lugoff1.74
Jan. 10 at 3 p.m.near Ladson, S.C.1.4

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