Virginia Earthquake Felt in Charleston, S.C.

Charleston City Paper | August 24, 2011
A 5.9 earthquake that had its epicenter 27 miles east of Charlottesville, Va., was felt in the Charleston area this afternoon around 2 p.m. People in Mt. Pleasant, downtown Charleston, and North Charleston called local news outlets to report they had felt tremors. Charleston-area seismograph readings show a sudden burst of activity just before 2 p.m.

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