Biggest Earthquake In The UK In 10 Years

Biggest Earthquake In The UK In 10 Years”

A 4.7-magnitude natural disaster has rocked parts of Wales and western England.

A BBC weatherman claimed early indications state a 4.7 quake was recorded at 2.31pm.

The British Geological Survey (BGS) said the quake's epicentre was 20km (12.5 miles) north of the Welsh city of Swansea, adding that it was the biggest quake in the Britain since 2008.

On Twitter, the British Geological Survey said events of this magnitude only happen in the United Kingdom every 3-5 years.

Meanwhile, others took to social media to make slightly more sarcastic comments.

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Meanwhile, South Wales Police urged the public to avoid calling the emergency services unless it was to report damage or injuries.

Mountain Ash Golf Club reported a trophy was dislodged from its cabinet.

A spokesperson told Sky News it was "reasonably-sized" and that the effects had been felt as far afield as Devon and Birmingham.

Twitter users described their surprise as the aftershock was felt over a hundred miles away.

An quake has just hit parts of the UK. "The whole Hilton Liverpool building just shook violently". Lasted a few seconds'.

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