People in Wales reacted to Saturday's natural disaster in the best possible way

Jeannette Daniel
February 18, 2018

The British Geological Survey (BGS) said the epicentre was 20km (12 miles) north of Swansea, with a 4.4 magnitude at a depth of 7.4km (4.6m).

A 4.4 magnitude natural disaster hit south Wales on Saturday, causing tremors to be felt across western Britain.

No serious damage or injuries were reported but it was felt over all Wales, most of western England and as far east as London, the BGS said.

Tim Johnson also posted: "Anyone else just feel an natural disaster then?"

Did you feel anything?

The reaction at Charnwood Forest Seismogram in Leicestershire.

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James Leonard wrote on Twitter: "Wow was that an quake in Swansea my house just shook".

Seismologist Richard Luckett, of the British Geological Survey, said the quake was the largest in mainland United Kingdom since the 5.2 magnitude Market Rasen natural disaster in 2008, and was felt across a large area of Wales and England with the reports from Birmingham and Devon.

Britain's biggest natural disaster in ten years has reportedly been felt from Cornwall to Liverpool.

A spokesperson told Sky News it was "reasonably-sized" for earthquakes that usually hit the UK.

Speaking to the Post, Lancashire Police's on call Force Incident Manager said that they have received no calls as of yet regarding the tremor.

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