3.8 magnitude earthquake strikes the East Midlands

The British Geological survey has confirmed an earthquake measuring 3.8 in magnitude has struck the East Midlands. The epicentre was at Cottesmore in Rutland, with the tremor starting at 22:25 GMT on Wednesday 28th January 2015.

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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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