When news happens, text KENEWS and your photos and videos to 80360. Or contact us by email or phone.
Earthquake recorded at Patterdale
9:16am Thursday 29th November 2012 in News
ANOTHER small earthquake has been recorded in Cumbria - this time at Patterdale.
Scientists at the British Geological Survey said the 2.1-magnitude quake struck at 9.37pm on Wednesday.
In January, a quake measuring 1.4 on the Richter scale was felt at Sedbergh and 30 miles off the coast of Whitehaven.
In Cumbria, the largest quake was recorded in December 2010, when a 3.6-magnitude tremor was felt across the county and parts of Lancashire and Yorkshire.
The UK experiences around 20 small earthquakes every year - most of which occur on the west coast.
Did you feel the quake?
Tell us about your experience below.
Comments are closed on this article.