Earthquake causes tremors across north of England

A 3.9-magnitude earthquake has been felt across large parts of Northern England.

Sunday, 10th June 2018, 10:48 am
Updated Tuesday, 19th June 2018, 11:30 am
An official graph showing the tremor. Picture: BGS

The British Geological Survey said the seismic event took place at 11.14pm on Saturday with its epicentre in Grimsby and at a depth of 18 kilometres (11 miles), which was reportedly felt 70 miles away in Sheffield.

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