Two earthquakes hit the East Midlands

Two earthquake tremors have struck the East Midlands within two days of each other.

Tuesday, 22nd April 2014, 8:36 am
NEWS: News.

The latest seismic event at 7.50am, on Good Friday, April 18, occurred 24 hours after a 3.2 rated quake was recorded at 7.07am, on Thursday, April 17.

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The British Geological Survey confirmed both quakes had an epicentre near Oakham, Derbyshire.

About 750 people contacted the BGS after the latest tremor with reports of items shaking.

A BGS spokesman said the second quake was unusual in that it was more powerful than the previous one.