Valentine’s Day Quake rattles Southern states

By on February 18, 2014

An earthquake that affected several U.S. states is being called the Valentine’s Day Quake, according to the Christian Science Monitor. It registered at 4.1 magnitude.

The earthquake originated in western South Carolina and could be felt all the way to Atlanta. Parts of North Carolina also experienced tremors.

The quake wasn’t large, but it was sizable for the area. Geologists with the U.S. Geological Survey believe similar events occur once every 20 years in the region.

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