Intraplate earthquakes occurring in South Carolina

An interactive map from the United States Geological Survey shows where eight earthquakes were detected in as many days near Columbia.

Luke 21:11 There will be great earthquakes, famines and pestilences in various places, and fearful events and great signs from heaven.

Important Takeaways:

  • First earthquake of 2022 in South Carolina felt near Columbia
  • The earthquake was originally measured as a 2.7-magnitude earthquake but was later updated to 2.5
  • Just days ago, a string of seven other earthquakes were felt, the largest being a 3.3-magnitude earthquake near Lugoff
  • Most earthquakes occur on the edges of tectonic plates, but what has gone on here in South Carolina are intraplate earthquakes, which occur within the interior of a plate, according to the USGS

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