Quantcast

Prelim. magnitude-4.4 quake shakes SC, Ga. - Greenville, NC | News | Weather | Sports - WNCT.com

Prelim. magnitude-4.4 quake shakes SC, Ga.

Posted: Updated:

A small earthquake has hit in South Carolina, startling residents and shaking homes both in South Carolina and across the border in Georgia.
    
USGS Geophysicist Dale Grant said late Friday that the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 4.4 and was centered 7 miles west of the town of Edgefield, S.C.
    
Grant said he has not received reports of damage or injuries from the quake, which happened at 10:23 p.m. He called the shaking a "large quake for that area."

Powered by WorldNow

3221 South Evans Street
Greenville N.C. 27834

Telephone: 252.355.8500
Fax: 252.355.8568
Email: newsdesk@wnct.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.