15th Earthquake Reported in Elgin, South Carolina

The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 1.6 magnitude Earthquake near Elgin South Carolina marking the 15th in the area since December 27th. According to the USGS, the quake happened around 8:08 pm yesterday. The ‘swarm’ of Earthquakes range 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.