The USGS has reported a 2.5 magnitude earthquake has struck Ridgeville-Summerville, South Carolina on Thursday, September 19, 2013 15:14:11. The epicenter was located approximately:
11 km SSW of Ridgeville, South Carolina
16 km W of Summerville, South Carolina
22 km W of Ladson, South Carolina
29 km W of Goose Creek, South Carolina
128 km SSE of Columbia, South Carolina
...at a depth of 11.5 km. There were no significant injuries or damage reported at this point, Friendly Forecast will update this report as events unfold.
Others have felt the earthquake and have since reported it. To see the response locations and intensities please click our Responses tab above.
The above image indicates the "P-WAVE", or basically the amount of time in seconds that seismographs in other parts of the world detected the Ridgeville-Summerville, South Carolina earthquake.
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The above image displays the locations and intensity of the Ridgeville-Summerville, South Carolina earthquake.
Did you feel it?
Communities around Summerville, South Carolina reported feeling light shaking. Here is a list of locations in and around Summerville, South Carolina that has felt the earthquake:
Location:Camden, SC 29020 Intensity: 2 Responses: 1
Location:North Charleston, SC 29418 Intensity: 1 Responses: 1
Location:Summerville, SC 29483 Intensity: 2 Responses: 5
Location:Summerville, SC 29485 Intensity: 2 Responses: 4
Location:Florence, SC 29506 Intensity: 1 Responses: 1
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