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Earthquake 'felt like freight train going through house'

Residents have taken to Twitter to describe the moment an earthquake struck an area of the East Midlands

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Epicentre of earthquake: Cottesmore in Rutland

The British Geological Survey has named Cottesmore as the epicentre of tonight's earthquake Credit: ITV News Central

Cottesmore in Rutland has been confirmed as the epicentre of an earthquake measuring 3.8 in magnitude which was felt across the East Midlands this evening.

It struck at 10:25pm and was felt in homes across Leicestershire, Rutland and Lincolnshire. There are no reports of any damage to property so far.

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British Geological Survey data shows earth tremor

ITV News reporter James Webster has tweeted an image from the British Geological Survey showing the data of tonight's earthquake felt across the East Midlands.

The image above is taken from the monitoring station based at Charnwood Forest in Leicestershire.

The US Geological survey says the epicentre was in Cottesmore in Rutland and happened at 22:25 GMT.

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