Earthquake hits snow-covered Cumbria in the UK

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.2 has been recorded in Cumbria, with reports of homes shaking.

Earthquake hits snow-covered Cumbria in the UK

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.2 has been recorded in Cumbria, with reports of homes shaking.

It was said to be "about 130 times smaller" than the earthquake which hit parts of South Wales and south-west England earlier this month.

The epicentre of today's earthquake, timed at 7.33am, was Mosser near Cockermouth, said the British Geological Survey (BGS).

People took to Twitter in reaction to the earthquake.

The earthquake 12 miles (20km) north of Swansea on February 17 had a magnitude of 4.4.

PA & Digital Desk

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