Drowsy residents in Cornwall were left shaken up last night after an earthquake.
People in Penryn reported a loud rumble and their houses shaking as the quake measuring 0.8 on the richter scale struck around 11.30pm.
According to the Richter Scale earthquakes measuring up to 2.0 are:
- Known as 'micro earthquakes'
- Not felt, rarely felt, or felt very locally.
- There are several million per year