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Residents have taken to Twitter to describe the moment an earthquake struck an area of the East Midlands
Definitely thought I was going mad when my bed just shook, noo just an earthquake in Leicester
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.
An earthquake measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale hit the village of Cottesmore in Rutland in the east Midlands tonight, the US Geological Survey said.
Data plot from British Geological Survey monitoring station shows this evening's quake reading. http://t.co/Ek3TdkYqy9
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.
The British Geological Survey says it is looking into reports of a possible Earthquake in the Leicestershire and Rutland area.
Just looking into reports of a possible Earthquake in the Leics / Rutland area. Watch this space!
Meanwhile the tremors were felt in Grantham and Kettering.