13th Earthquake Hits Near Elgin, S.C.

A 13th earthquake hit near Elgin in Kershaw County overnight. The quake was reported just outside Fort Jackson around 11:30 and measured 1.7 in magnitude. Earthquakes have shook the area since December 27th ranging in magnitude from 1.7 to 3.3. According to the South Carolina Emergency Management Division, approximately 10 to 15 earthquakes are recorded annually in the state and 3 to 5 are felt or noticed by people.