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2.2 Earthquake Shakes Blue Ridge Area

By Roger Jewell

The United States Geological Survey confirmed that an earthquake was reported in Upstate South Carolina on Friday nigh between 10 and 11 pm.

According to the report, the earthquake happened around 9.8 miles northeast of Greenville at 10:02 p.m. It had a magnitude of 2.2 and a depth of 5 kilometers. The quake was centered in the Blue Ridge area northwest of Greer and northeast of Travelers Rest.

Only 28 people reported feeling the quake to the U.S Geological Survey.

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