Five earthquakes reported in Midlands Thursday

Published: Jun. 30, 2022 at 8:53 AM EDT
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ELGIN, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported four earthquakes in the Midlands Thursday, June 30.

The first earthquake the Lugoff area just after midnight. We’re told it had a magnitude of 2.3 and depth of 1 kilometer.

The second hit Elgin at 5:22 a.m., according to USGS. It had a magnitude of 2.0 and a depth of 3 kilometers.

The third was reported at 10:15 a.m. in Lugoff with a magnitude of 2.2. This quake had a depth of 2 kilometers.

The following tweets has not yet been updated for the latest quake at 10:15 a.m.:

The USGS reported another earthquake with a magnitude of 2.1 centered 3.4 miles east of Elgin at 8:45 p.m. and another one at 9:05 p.m. south of Lugoff at 1.1

These earthquakes comes after a string of earthquakes on Wednesday.

There have been 17 earthquakes total since Sunday, June 26, according to S.C. Emergency Management’s earthquake map.