An earthquake was reported early Sunday morning in the Midlands.
The United States Geological Survey said a magnitude 2.2 earthquake occurred at 2:21 a.m. Sunday about 5 miles northwest of Jenkinsville in Fairfield County. The South Carolina Emergency Management Division also reported the quake on the social media platform X.
The quake reportedly had a depth of 4 kilometers, per the USGS.
It’s the second small earthquake in the Jenkinsville area in a week. The USGS also reported a magnitude 1.7 quake in the area on Nov. 19.