SOUTH CAROLINA (WTOC) - A 2.4 magnitude earthquake rumbled in the Lowcountry on Friday around 4:24 a.m.
According to the United States Geological Survey, the epicenter of the earthquake was in the Summerville, South Carolina, area.
The area is near a fault line, making earthquakes a possibility in the Lowcountry.
Despite being a pretty rare occurrence, the area has seen destructive earthquakes. The largest was in Charleston in 1886, when an approximately 7 magnitude earthquake killed 60 people and did at least $5 million in damage.