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Did you feel it? Earthquake hits Upstate, USGS says

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An earthquake rattled the Upstate on Thursday.

The U.S. Geological Survey reported the magnitude 2.11 quake hit at 2 a.m. and was centered about four miles southeast of Homeland Park in Anderson County.

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The South Carolina Emergency Management Division posted to Facebook about the quake, saying, "Homeland Park is in the Upstate, not close to Elgin, nowhere near Elgin, miles upon miles away from Elgin."

The statement is about the dozens of earthquakes that have happened in recent months in the Elgin area of South Carolina.


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