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July 4th weekend brings more booms than fireworks with another earthquake

The South Carolina earthquake swarm continues on Saturday with a magnitude 2.1 earthquake.

ELGIN, S.C. — A few dozen residents of the Lugoff and Elgin areas of Kershaw County are reporting that they felt the latest earthquake in the region that struck just before noon on Saturday.

The latest quake registered as a magnitude 2.1 rumble which is on the lighter side and just below what most people can usually feel unless they're very close to the epicenter. However, as of 2 p.m., about 50 people report having felt the quake.

The latest earthquake also falls just north of I-20 near Rio Lane, very close to the epicenters of two of the much larger quakes of the week which registered magnitudes of 3.5 and 3.6.

Officials have already confirmed that the latest string of earthquakes in South Carolina is among if not the longest one in South Carolina's recorded history.

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