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Latest quakes in or near Charleston, South Carolina, USA, in the past 24 hours on Sunday, May 22, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated May 22, 2022 04:51 GMT -
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Over the past 24 hours, Charleston had 2 small quakes between magnitudes 1.0 and 1.9 in or near Charleston. Look up quakes in the past 30 days!

Latest quake: Mag. 1.8 | 4 Km E of Elgin, South Carolina -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 1.9 | 7 Km ESE of Elgin, South Carolina -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near Charleston, South Carolina, USA (updated )

Past 24 hours:2 quakes
Past 7 days:4 quakes
Past 30 days:12 quakes | 4 quakes M2+ | 1 quake M3+
Past 90 days:17 quakes | 8 quakes M2+ | 1 quake M3+
Past 365 days:50 quakes | 21 quakes M2+ | 3 quakes M3+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (2 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Saturday, May 21, 2022 GMT (2 quakes)
May 21, 2022 6:18 am (GMT -4) (May 21, 2022 10:18 GMT)
1.8

5 km
4 Km E of Elgin, South Carolina 1 reportMoreMap
May 21, 2022 6:18 am (GMT -4) (May 21, 2022 10:18 GMT)
1.9

5.6 km
7 Km ESE of Elgin, South Carolina MoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 7.6 x 107 joules (21.2 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy

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Charleston Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Charleston?

The last earthquake in Charleston occurred 19 hours ago: Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 4 Km E of Elgin, South Carolina, on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 6:18 am (GMT -4).

How many quakes were there in Charleston today?

In the past 24 hours, Charleston, South Carolina, USA had 2 quakes up to magnitude 1.9.

What was the strongest quake in Charleston today?

The strongest earthquake in Charleston today occurred 19 hours ago: Minor mag. 1.9 earthquake - 7 Km ESE of Elgin, South Carolina, on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 6:18 am (GMT -4).

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