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Earthquake Confirmed Near Summerville Today

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THE NATIONAL EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION CENTER IN GOLDEN COLORADO HAS  
CONFIRMED THAT AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A MAGNITUDE OF 2.5 ON THE  
RICHTER SCALE OCCURRED AROUND 314 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON. THE  
EARTHQUAKE WAS CENTERED AT 30.000 NORTH...80.266 WEST...OR ABOUT  
4 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF SUMMERVILLE SOUTH CAROLINA. THIS IS ALSO  
ABOUT 8 MILES WEST OF LADSON SOUTH CAROLINA.  
 
REPORTS OF MODERATE GROUND SHAKING WERE RECEIVED ALONG WITH  
REPORTS OF WINDOWS RATTLING IN HOMES. NO DAMAGE HAS BEEN REPORTED  
SO FAR.  
 

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