USGS reports 1.8 earthquake in Midlands

ELGIN, S.C. (WCBD) – A small earthquake was reported near Elgin on Saturday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Officials with the South Carolina Emergency Management Division confirmed a 1.8 magnitude earthquake occurred around 6:18 a.m., a few miles east of Elgin.

There have been quite a few earthquakes reported during May in the Midlands.

More information on the quake can be found here.

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