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first_img Share Share this article US News  LINKEDINPINTERESTREDDITTUMBLRSTUMBLEUPON   Show Discussioncenter_img QualityAuto 720p480p360p240pRewind 10 SecondsNext UpLive00:0000:0000:00ChromecastClosed CaptionsSettingsFullscreen  click to watch video 2.6-Magnitude Earthquake Hits South Carolina: USGS By Jack Phillips September 13, 2018 Updated: September 13, 2018 An earthquake has struck in western South Carolina on Sept. 13, at around 6:30 a.m. local time, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.The quake hit near McCormick with a magnitude of 2.6. The quake had a depth of only about 300 feet (0.1 km), according to the agency.earthquake today carolina An earthquake has struck in western South Carolina on Sept. 13 at around 6:30 a.m. local time, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. (USGS)According to The State, the largest quake to hit South Carolina in recorded history was a 5.1, which struck in 1916. It added that Sept. 13’s quake was the fifth to hit the state in 2018. It’s unclear if there were any injuries or if any damage was done.  Rewind 10 SecondsNext UpLive00:0000:0000:00ChromecastClosed CaptionsSettingsFullscreen  click to watch video Read MoreTropical Storm Olivia Dissipates but Still Douses Hawaii With Heavy RainsHurricane Florence Grows in Size but Winds Weaken, Conditions Still Life-Threatening The tremor comes as the state is awaiting the landfall of Hurricane Florence, which is slated to directly impact South and North Carolina on Sept. 14.A storm surge warning is in effect for South Santee River in South Carolina to Duck in North Carolina, and a warning was in effect for Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds, including the Neuse and Pamlico Rivers.  Rewind 10 SecondsNext UpLive00:0000:0000:00ChromecastClosed CaptionsSettingsFullscreen  click to watch video Read MoreHurricane Florence Grows in Size but Winds Weaken, Conditions Still Life-ThreateningHurricane Florence Live Video Web Cams: Track the Storm in North, South CarolinaA hurricane warning is in effect for South Santee River in South Carolina to Duck in North Carolina, and the hurricane warning is in effect for the Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center.Did you enjoy this article? Continue to read more stories  here.last_img read more