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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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Earthquake felt across the East Midlands

The British Geological Survey says it is looking into reports of a possible Earthquake in the Leicestershire and Rutland area.

Meanwhile the tremors were felt in Grantham and Kettering.

Aldi recalls chocolate in Midlands after salmonella found

Budget supermarket Aldi has recalled one of its staple chocolate sweets after salmonella was detected.

Customers are being urged to return all 200g packs of Choceur Treasures sold in the Midlands with a 'best before' date of September 1, 2015, due to the bacteria being found in one batch which went on to be sold at stores across the region.

Read: The full list of stores where the treats have been sold

Aldi has recalled Choceur Treasures on sale in the Midlands Credit: Aldi

The Choceur Treasures are whole hazelnuts wrapped in waffle and milk chocolate. The Food Standards Agency has now issued a formal Product Recall Information Notice.

No other Choceur or Aldi products are known to be affected.

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