Friday, February 14, 2014

South Carolina Earthquake...Readings 4.4 to 5.4 Near Columbia

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ESMC
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Notice! This is a computer-generated report - this event has not reviewed by a seismologist!
EDIS Number:EQ-20140215-385969-USA 
Magnitude:5.4
Mercalli scale:6
Date-Time [UTC]:15 February, 2014 at 03:23:39 UTC
Local Date/Time:Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 03:23 at night at epicenter
Coordinate:33° 54.000, 82° 13.200
Depth:2 km (1.24 miles)
Hypocentrum:Shallow depth
Class:Moderate
Region:North-America
Country:United States
Location:6.79 km (4.22 miles) - of Plum Branch, South Carolina, United States
Source:EMSC
Generated Tsunami:Not or no data!
Damage:Not or no data
The potential impact of the earthquake
Everyone feels movement. People have trouble walking. Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall off walls. Furniture moves. Plaster in walls might crack. Trees and bushes shake. Damage is slight in poorly built buildings. No structural damage.

Downgraded per USGS


Preliminary Earthquake Report
Notice! This is a computer-generated report - this event has not reviewed by a seismologist!
EDIS Number:EQ-20140215-385971-USA 
Magnitude:4.4
Mercalli scale:3
Date-Time [UTC]:15 February, 2014 at 04:23:38 UTC
Local Date/Time:Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 04:23 at night at epicenter
Coordinate:33° 48.774, 82° 3.774
Depth:4.6 km (2.86 miles)
Hypocentrum:Shallow depth
Class:Light
Region:North-America
Country:United States
Location:0.16 km (0.10 miles) SE of Parksville, South Carolina, United States
Source:USGS
Generated Tsunami:Not or no data!
Damage:Not or no data
The potential impact of the earthquake
Any people indoors feel movement. Hanging objects swing back and forth. People outdoors might not realize that an earthquake is occurring.
  Many people reporting movement from Georgia to South Carolina

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