A 3.2-magnitude earthquake has been felt in Somerset, says the British Geological Survey.
It said the tremor had been felt in several towns and villages in the county.
Residents told the BGS how their “whole house rattled”, their bed shook, and there was a “big rumble” which gave their home “a definite shove”.
The organisation said the quake happened around Bridgwater at 10.49pm, at a depth of 5km.
We just had an Earthquake here in Somerset..thought a lorry had hit our house !
— Nicky Shier-Skip Rat (@nickyshier) December 5, 2019
“Earthquake felt in Taunton, Somerset tonight, thought something had hit the side of the house, made the windows shake, quite scary,” said Dave Arthur on Twitter.
Another person tweeted that they “thought a lorry had hit our house”.
Pippa Vile posted: “It was really strong here in North Curry, there was a boom and the house shock, it woke my husband and I.”
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