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Doomsdick: Is This The End?

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Social media lit up with comments Friday night from people who felt an earthquake. The shake was reported across South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia.

Many wanted to verify that they felt what they thought they felt.


“Anyone feel their house shake in Greenville,” tweeted one South Carolinian.

One South Carolina tweeter said his whole house in Columbia was “rocking”.

Governor Nikki Haley did confirm on Twitter that South Carolina experienced an earthquake near Edgefield.

We did have an earthquake last night near Edgefield, 4.1. No damages in SC. Outages at 8am were at 164,000. Another day of sunshine,” tweeted the current Governor of South Carolina.

The preliminary magnitude measured at of 4.1, according to the U.S. Geological Survey's website. It was centered seven miles west of the town of Edgefield, S.C. The quake was at a depth of 2.9 miles.

Many people on social media were driven by thoughts of an apocalypse, wondering if this is a sign of the world ending.

“An earthquake in South Carolina……THE WORLD IS ENDING,” said one tweeter.

Our Jon Dick hits the streets of Charlotte to find out if people really think the world is ending.

To follow this apocalyptic topic of discussion, see the Twitter feed in the right panel or search #earthquake or #earthquakeinsc on Twitter.



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