FOX Carolina reports from Grovetown, Georgia. A third earthquake has been reported in Georgia by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) in the previous week.
The most recent quake occurred just before 4 a.m. Monday, 9.5 miles northwest of Grovetown, Georgia. The earthquake struck at a depth of 5 kilometres and had a magnitude of 2.1.
On Friday, June 17, two more earthquakes were reported in Georgia. The initial quake struck at 2:09 a.m. in Harlem, Georgia, with a magnitude of 2.2. The second was a “notable quake,” according to the USGS. With a magnitude of 4.2, this one hit at 3:05 p.m.
According to the USGS, all three earthquakes occurred between 80 and 130 miles southwest of Columbia, South Carolina.