4.2 magnitude earthquake reported to hit Wales and England
Thousands of people reported to have felt the tremors on Saturday afternoon.
An earthquake measured 4.2 on the Richter Scale is reported to have struck parts of Britain.
According the US Geological Survey, the epicentre of the earthquake was approximately eight miles north of Swansea City Centre.
According to The Independent, the Swansea University was evacuated following the tremors, while local police confirmed the quake had been felt in its control room and it was experiencing a high volume of calls in relation to the incident.
IS THERE AN EARTHQUAKE IN WALES MY HOUSE JUST SHOOK
— finn 🚀 (@finnualabuckley) February 17, 2018
— 🇬🇧 Martin 🇬🇧 (@The_MartinX) February 17, 2018
There has been a minor earthquake throughout South Wales....no need for you to contact the Emergency Services unless you have something to report ie:- injuries or damage. Hope this sets you minds at rest SWP
— South Wales Police (@swpolice) February 17, 2018
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