USC Upstate Geologist Briget Doyle Featured in Earthquake Story

February 17, 2014 at 2:37 pm

USC Upstate CommencementUSC Upstate’s resident geologist Briget Doyle was featured in a story on WSPA after a small earthquake shook the state Friday night.

See the clip featuring Doyle.

The U.S. Geological Survey’s website reported a quake of 4.1 magnitude at 10:23 p.m. Friday. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

The quake, about 7 miles from Edgefield, S.C. , was felt as far west Atlanta and as far north as Hickory, N.C., both about 150 miles away.

Doyle is an assistant professor of geology in the division of Natural Sciences and Engineering.