2.3 Magnitude Earthquake Reported Near Elgin, S.C.

Another Earthquake hit near Elgin last night. The United States Geological Survey reported a 2.3 magnitude earthquake around 8:42 p.m. about four miles from Lugoff and Elgin. Since December 2021, 69 earthquakes have been reported in the same area. 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.