Cumbria earthquake: Tremor of 3.2 magnitude hits county

Cumbria earthquake: Tremor of 3.2 magnitude hits county
 

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.2 has been recorded in Cumbria.
People in the west of the county said "the Earth moved" and caused houses to shake when the tremor hit at about 07:30 GMT.
The British Geological Survey, which said the epicentre was near Cockermouth, said earthquakes of a similar scale "occur in the UK about once or twice a year".
It was "about 130 times smaller" than a tremor in South Wales last week".
Skip Twitter post by @BritGeoSurvey The earthquake in Cumbria was magnitude 3.2, these occur in the UK about once or twice a year. It was... read more

 
28 February 2018 in Regional, Views: 31
Source: BBC
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