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South Carolina experiences small earthquakes on a regular basis.
The potential for damage is much higher than it was in 1886, as a growing population and more densely populated areas create greater earthquake hazards. The destructive impact of an earthquake is also greatly influenced by the type of soil in a particular area.
When you enter a room, consider your physical abilities and look for a safe place for you to "Drop, Cover, and Hold On".
We all do not have the ability to Drop, Cover and Hold On. Below are a few tips for people who are limited in their ability to Drop, Cover and Hold On.