2.5 magnitude earthquake hits near SC/GA border - WFXG FOX 54 - News Now

2.5 magnitude earthquake hits near SC/GA border

Evans earthquake 4/21/17 (WFXG) Evans earthquake 4/21/17 (WFXG)
COLUMBIA COUNTY, GA (WFXG) -

Shortly before 2:00 a.m. Friday morning, many CSRA residents felt a rumbling beneath their feet. Some on social media described it as a loud boom.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake was a 2.5 magnitude at a depth of 5.1 miles. The epicenter of the earthquake was at 33.553°N 82.105°W, putting it right at Jones Creek Golf Club along Evans to Locks road.

No damage from the earthquake has been reported.

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