USGS: 1.8 earthquake reported near Cayce, SC early Friday


CAYCE, S.C. (WCBD) – A 1.8 magnitude earthquake was reported in Cayce, South Carolina early Friday morning according to a report from the United States Geological Survey.

Officials say the earthquake was reported around midnight and had a depth of two miles.

NBC News affiliate WIS in Columbia, SC says the quake was recorded on the western side of the Congaree near Taylor Street in Cayce.

The Palmetto State is no stranger to quakes. The South Carolina Emergency Management Division said approximately 10 to 15 earthquakes are recorded annually across the state, but most ho unnoticed because of the low magnitude.

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