Minor earthquake recorded near Summerville

A minor earthquake was detected near Summerville early Thursday.

The U.S. Geological Survey recorded a 1.0 magnitude tremor at 12:02 a.m. The center was 7 miles south of Summerville, east of S.C. Highway 165 and south of S.C. 61.

A tremor that small generally can’t be felt. Tremors are common in that area of the Lowcountry.

Reach Dave Munday at 843-937-5553.