Bristol Channel earthquake felt in Swansea and Llanelli

There has been an earthquake in the Bristol Channel, the British Geological Survey has confirmed. The quake was felt by people living in parts of Swansea and Llanelli.

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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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