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Your earthquake experiences needed for research

This map shows the distribution of intensities so far for the earthquake in south-west Wales Credit: Google Maps / BGS

Did you feel an earthquake this afternoon in Swansea, Llanelli or another area of south-west Wales?

The British Geological Survey is asking people to share their experiences to help them build a better picture of the quake.

The map above, in its early stages, shows the intensity of the earthquake felt in different areas.

You can add your observations by visiting the British Geological Survey's website here.

Bristol Channel earthquake 5km in depth

The British Geological Survey has released more information about this afternoon's earthquake in the Bristol Channel, felt by people across south-west Wales.

  • Date: 20/02/2014
  • Origin time: 13:21:30.2 UTC
  • Location: 51.361 -4.184
  • Depth: 5km
  • Magnitude: 4.1
  • Locality: Bristol Channel

The BGS added that the epicentre of the quake was approximately 30km southwest of Swansea and around 18km north of Ilfracombe in North Devon.

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Swansea earthquake: BGS asks for your experience

The British Geological Survey has asked anyone who felt today's brief earthquake in the Swansea and north Devon areas to answer some questions about their experience.

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Details coming soon re: quake off shore of North Devon. Fill out questionnaire if you felt anything http://t.co/3bsXWg7WHZ

Read: BGS confirms earthquake in Bristol Channel

Swansea residents report feeling small earthquake

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Did we just have a little earthquake in Swansea? The walls of my house & all my furniture just shook for like 3 seconds. Weird.

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Erm, anyone else in the Swansea area just felt their house move? #earthquake?

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