Kent hit by earth tremor

REPORTS are emerging that parts of Kent have been hit by an earth tremor today, causing damage to homes.According to some reports the tremor was even felt by some in Suffolk, as well as East Sussex and Essex.

REPORTS are emerging that parts of Kent have been hit by an earth tremor today, causing damage to homes.

According to some reports the tremor was even felt by some in Suffolk, as well as East Sussex and Essex.

Fire officials in Kent said they were being inundated with “lots and lots” of calls from residents in the Folkestone area.

A Kent Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “We have had calls from people saying their chimneys have fallen down, large cracks in people's houses.”

Residents reported feeling their houses shaking for about 10 to 15 seconds.

The tremor is believed to have hit at 8.18am.

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