`Quake hits Britain

PARTS of Britain were hit by an earthquake in the early hours of today which was recorded as 4.8 on the Richter Scale.Reports were made of tremors in Bury St Edmunds just before 1am but the epicentre of the quake was in Wolverhampton.

PARTS of Britain were hit by an earthquake in the early hours of today which was recorded as 4.8 on the Richter Scale.

Reports were made of tremors in Bury St Edmunds just before 1am but the epicentre of the quake was in Wolverhampton.

The main impact was felt in the West Midlands, Northampton, Oxfordshire and south Yorkshire.

There were no reports of any casualties.


You may also want to watch:


Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter