TREMORS have reportedly been felt in Hampshire as the country experienced an ‘earthquake’ this afternoon. Independent scientific organisation EMSC reports tremors were felt by people across north Hampshire while social media users reported feeling tremors in Basingstoke. Latest update of the effects of the #earthquake in #Swansea region. Was felt up to 300 km from epicentre pic.twitter.com/Ym38rIbAZB — EMSC (@LastQuake) February 17, 2018 The British Geological Survey (BGS) has confirmed a tremor in the south west of England and south Wales occured at 2.31pm. BGS has reported it to have been a magnitude 4.4 earthquake with an epicentre of 20km north/ north-west of Swansea. However, Twitter users reported feeling the tremor in Basingstoke. #earthquake in #Basingstoke few minutes ago for 2/3 seconds?? — Michela Ferraro-Cuda (@MySearch4Beauty) February 17, 2018 Slow frequency and very minor tremor/earthquake just felt in Basingstoke #UK. Linked to Mexico City somehow?! — Chris Mewse (@ChrisMewse) February 17, 2018 Yes!!! I felt it in my bedroom in Limes Park, had just woke up from a night shift and thought I was dreaming!! #earthquake uk — who me? (@Jingle_Bells_14) February 17, 2018 Gazette’s Facebook page reported feeling tremors in Bramley and Chineham.