Charleston, SC (WLTX) - A minor earthquake shook an area near Charleston Thursday night.
The U.S. Geological Survey's website reports the quake took place around 8:30 p.m. six miles south of Summerville.
No injuries or damage were reported.
Earthquakes happen in the Lowcountry of South Carolina periodically, although they're usually weak. The strongest earthquake to hit the area in recorded history was back in 1886, which an earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 7.2 struck Charleston. That tremor caused aftershocks for years.