Published On: Mon, Aug 26th, 2019

Blackpool earthquake: Panic at ‘huge tremor’ – ‘House was shaking for 2-3 seconds!’ | UK | News

Multiple Twitter users have been reporting the quake, which they said occurred at 8.30am.

One said: “Just felt serious earthquake in Marton, Blackpool, about 08.30 hrs.

“The bed and house shook for a couple of seconds. Never experienced anything like that before.”

Another added: “8:31 this morning. Bed and wardrobe literally shaking.

“Many reports of earthquake from friends in wide area covering Ansdell, St Annes, Central Blackpool, Kirkham, Staining.”

Prior to the latest activity, a tremor measuring 2.1 magnitude was registered last night at 11.01pm yesterday at the site of energy firm Caudrilla in Preston Hall Road.

Quakes measuring 1.55 on Wednesday, and another measuring 1.01 have also been reported.

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