Earthquake Watch – UK – Magnitude 2.2, Bodmin, Cornwall

Posted on December 4, 2011


An earthquake has hit the Bodmin area of Cornwall.

According to reports from the British Geological Survey (BGS), the 2.2-magnitude tremor hit at 02:40 GMT and lasted for a few seconds.

The quake could have been felt as far as St Austell, Liskeard and Padstow, but there were no reports of damage.

Sue Dibble, from St Tudy, said: “It was very loud, like a whooshing and the house and bed were shaking. I thought I’d imagined it.”

BBC News

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