Biggest Earthquake In The UK In 10 Years


An incredible, rare natural disaster has struck Wales and southwest England measuring 4.2 on the richter scale.

Parts of Britain have been struck by the country's biggest natural disaster for 10 years.

Brits as far as Cornwall and Liverpool reported feeling the heavy tremor, which struck at around 2.31pm.

The tremor, which measured 4.4 on the Richter scale, was centered eight miles north-east Swansea in Cwmllynfell.

Witnesses in Weston-super-mare have told that it was strong enough to causes houses to shake for three seconds.

South Wales Police in Cardiff tweeted soon after: 'There has been a minor quake throughout South Wales.

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A spokesperson said it was "reasonably-sized" for earthquakes that usually hit the UK.

Earlier this afternoon, it was confirmed that a 4.4 magnitude quake affected parts of the country following multiple reports of an earth tremor being felt.

Dyfed Powys Police force said it had received "an extremely high volume" of calls relating to tremors.

One Lancastrian, Emmy Bell, took to Twitter to say her vehicle was rocking in Asda auto park in Deepdale. "The dogs are not happy at all though", she said. I thought it must have been building work or something nearby.

A map showing where the natural disaster was felt. The EMSC urged people not to call the emergency services simply to report the natural disaster.