The South Carolina Emergency Management Division reported another earthquake Monday morning.
According to SCEMD officials, the quake was recorded at a depth of 2.7 kilometers near Elgin at 5:49 a.m. The latest 2.53 magnitude earthquake makes the eighth to hit the Columbia area in a week.
The latest earthquake was similar to the past three aftershocks confirmed in Kershaw County.
It is typical for South Carolina to have between six and ten earthquakes a year, the S.C. Geological Survey previously reported.
The USGS recorded at least 11 earthquakes in South Carolina in 2020. Anyone who felt the earthquake can report it to the USGS.