Kent earthquake ’causes homes to shake’

A 4.2 magnitude earthquake has been recorded in Kent, the British Geological Survey (BGS) has said.
The tremor originated near Sandwich at a depth of 15km (9.5 miles) underground at 02:52 BST, it reported.
Residents in areas including Margate, Canterbury and Southend-on-Sea in Essex felt the tremor, with some saying they thought it was a plane crash or a bomb.
Kent Police said a number of calls had been received but no injuries or structural damage had been reported.Read More..

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