Earthquake in Rutland
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Rutland resident describes sensation of earthquake

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.8 has been recorded in the East Midlands, the US Geological Survey has reported.

The tremor was recorded near the village of Cottesmore, in Rutland, shortly after 22:25 GMT on Wednesday.

People posting on social media reported buildings shaking in areas including Leicestershire, Rutland, Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire.

It comes after an earthquake with a magnitude of 2.9 was recorded in Hampshire on Tuesday.

Yeshe Chodom of Oakham, Rutland said it felt like a "massive explosion in the roof".

  • 29 Jan 2015
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