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Earthquake hits much of England

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The biggest earthquake in the UK for nearly 25 years has shaken homes across large parts of England.

People in Newcastle, Yorkshire, London, Manchester, the Midlands and Norfolk and also parts of Wales, felt the tremor just before 0100 GMT.


A man suffered leg injuries when a chimney collapsed in South Yorkshire.


The British Geological Survey (BGS) said the epicentre of the 5.3 magnitude quake was near Market Rasen, Lincolnshire.


… Read more on the BBC News website


This was felt all around Cambridge and reported by many of my friends and work colleagues … however we didn’t noticed anything at all at our house. 


I assume we just slept right through it, or perhaps the soft marshy lands around the Fens absorbed most of it .. no idea.  A pretty good size quake for the UK none the less…



Update:  I’ve spoke to someone else that lives near us (1/4 mile max) and they also felt nothing.  The Epicentre was 78 miles NNW of us .. The line shows the path from us to the the area of the Epicentre.. the bottom of the line is on our house.