A minor earthquake was recorded in Donegal on Sunday night 7 months ago

A minor earthquake was recorded in Donegal on Sunday night

The earthquake is reported to have been felt as far north as Ardara and as far south as Ballyshannon.

A minor earthquake was recorded in Donegal on Sunday night that was felt by members of the public throughout the county, according to the Irish National Seismic Network (INSN).

The 2.4 magnitude earthquake was recorded on the stations of the INSN Network and on the stations of the BGS (British Geological Survey) network in the UK.

The location of the epicentre of the earthquake (54.43N, 8.62W) can be seen below; according to the Donegal Weather Channel, it occurred just off Donegal Bay, between Slieve League and Mullaghmore in Sligo.

earthquake Donegal

earthquake Donegal

Images via Irish National Seismic Network (INSN)

The event was felt by members of the public in the Killybegs area in the southwest of Donegal, while anecdotal evidence suggests that it was felt as far north as Ardara and as far south as Ballyshannon.

Events of this nature, says the INSN, are not uncommon in the region.

The INSN is asking members of the public who experienced the event to fill out a small report here.