TV News LIES

Saturday, Sep 24th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Environment Small quake in S.C. felt hundreds of miles away

Small quake in S.C. felt hundreds of miles away

E-mail Print PDF

SC earthquakeA 4.1 magnitude earthquake struck South Carolina on Friday night, jolting residents in the Midlands and in two other states.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit at 10:23 p.m. about seven miles west-northwest of Edgefield, S.C. It occurred three miles underground.

Thousands of people reported feeling a heavy shaking for several seconds. The tremor was felt across South Carolina, and as far away as downtown Atlanta and Greensboro, N.C.

"I thought a train was passing through," Marie Wade wrote in an e-mail to WXLT. "I live in Cope S.C., and I have a crack in the bedroom ceiling and below my kitchen cabinets."

While the earthquake was relatively minor, one of this size isn't a common occurrence in the state.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Gasoline prices spike after Alabama pipeline leak

Gasoline prices spike after Alabama leakRetail gasoline prices surged due to continuing problems with Colonial Pipeline's gasoline line that carries fuel...

Peru Hit by 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake

Peru earthquakeA large, deep earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 jolted northern Peru's Amazon region early Saturday...

Polar Bears Are Facing Shorter Ice Seasons, And That’s Terrible News

Polar bears are facing shorter ice seasonThe future for polar bears is grim if Arctic sea ice continues shrinking at current rates,...

In 20 Short Years, We’ve Wiped Out 10 Percent Of Earth’s Wilderness

Destroyed wildernessOver the past 20 years, a mere blink of an eye in our species’ 200,000-year existence, humans...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!