Earthquake felt in Weston-super-Mare larger than most in UK - British Geological Survey

PUBLISHED: 16:55 17 February 2018

The earthquake occurred at about 2.30pm.

The earthquake occurred at about 2.30pm.


Experts say the earthquake which struck the South West and South Wales only happens in the UK every 'two to three years'.

Tremors were felt in Weston-super-Mare, Worle, Burnham-on-Sea and across the area at about 2.30pm.

MORE: Earthquake shakes ground in Weston-super-Mare.

An earthquake measuring 4.4-4.7 was recorded near Swansea.

The British Geological Survey said: “Events of this magnitude only happen in the UK every 2-3 years.”

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