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Earthquake hits parts of UK, leaving ‘houses shaking’

According to the British Geological Survey, the quake struck at 3:36 p.m. at a depth of about 8 km.

According to the British Geological Survey, the quake struck at 3:36 p.m. at a depth of about 8 km (Image: Google).

People living in Shropshire felt the ground shake this afternoon as a 3.8 magnitude earthquake struck.

According to the British Geological Survey, the quake struck at 3:36 p.m. at a depth of about 8 km.

They said in a statement: “BGS has received numerous reports that this event was felt by residents in Shropshire and surrounding counties.”

Several people posted on Twitter that they felt a tremor and wondered if it could be an earthquake.

Someone from Coton Hill wrote: “Laying in bed after a night shift – the bed was shaking and it woke me up. It sure scared our dog!’

Another said: “That was a real WTF moment. I was sitting on my bed and it starts shaking and then realizes the whole house is shaking.

“It was over quickly and I was like, did we just have an earthquake? Jumped on Facebook and apparently yes.’

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https://metro.co.uk/2022/05/30/parts-of-uk-hit-by-earthquake-leaving-houses-shaking-16738293/ Earthquake hits parts of UK, leaving 'houses shaking'

Justin Scacco

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