8:02 am, Fri 18 Jan 2013
Leicestershire Police said they had received no reports of any tremours and had not been called out to any incidents.
A spokeswoman said: "We've not received any calls about any tremors or any damage overnight."
A spokesman for the county's fire and rescue service also said it had not received any calls reporting an earthquake.
7:33 am, Fri 18 Jan 2013
The tremour has reportedly been felt across Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire.
One resident in Groby, Leicestershire, told BBC Radio Leicester: "It lasted at least 20 seconds and some DVDs fell off a shelf in my room."
Another caller said: "It sounded like an underground train coming and everything wobbled, but nothing fell off shelves."
7:21 am, Fri 18 Jan 2013
The British Geological Survey (BGS) has said that the earthquake in Leicestershire had a magnitude of 2.9, compared with the USGS figure of 3.2.
It says the earthquake struck at 5:20am today close to Loughborough.
7:16 am, Fri 18 Jan 2013
There has been a magnitude 3.2 earthquake in Leicestershire according to the US Geological Service (USGS).
The epicentre appears to be between Nottingham and Leicestershire, close to Loughborough.