PAGELAND, S.C. (WLTX) -- A small earthquake rattled an area of South Carolina near the border with North Carolina Thursday morning.

The US Geological Survey said the quake happened just after 2 a.m. in Chesterfield County, not far from the town of Pageland.

It was measured as a magnitude 2.2, which is very weak, and would be difficult for people to feel.

The quake occurred about a mile under the surface of the earth.