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When you think of earth quakes in the United States, do you usually think of the western states. That don't mean earthquakes do not happen in the eastern states. On August 31 1886, the first major eastern earthquake was recorded it hapened near Charleston, South Carolina. The charleston earthquake was not the first eastern earthquake, but it was the worse. Other earthquakes be recorded in the eastern United States as far back as 1638.

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When you think of earthquakes in the United States, do you usually think of the western states? That doesn't mean earthquakes do not happen in the eastern states. On August 31, 1886, the first major eastern earthquake was recorded. It happened near Charleston, South Carolina. The Charleston earthquake was not the first eastern quake, but it was the worst. Other earthquake had been/were recorded in the eastern United States as far back as 1638.


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08/01/2004