Second earthquake in 24 hours reported in South Carolina

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Published: Jul. 2, 2022 at 8:05 AM EDT
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GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The United States Geological Survey reported that two earthquakes have hit the midlands in the last 24 hours.

Officials said the first earthquake happened 4.6 miles southeast of Elgin, South Carolina, at around 8:26 p.m on July 1, 2022. According to officials, that earthquake had a magnitude of 1.7 and a depth of 4 km.

The second earthquake occurred 3.9 miles east of Elgin at around 10:29 a.m. on July 2, 2022. This one had a magnitude of 2.1 and a depth of 1 km.

Earlier this week, DHEC gave some insight into the recent series of earthquakes impacting this area.

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