West Midlands hit by 2.8 magnitude earthquake. BGS said

West Midlands hit by 2.8 magnitude earthquake. BGS said

According to the BGS(British Geological Survey), the quake hit the town of Walsall, near Birmingham, at a depth of seven kilometres (4.35 miles) at 10.59pm.

The service said the effects of the quake were felt in a 20km radius from its epicentre, with tremors being detected by residents in Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Dudley.

Affected residents told the BGS the quake shook their homes, while one person said it “was like a wardrobe had fallen over or an explosion blast against the window”.

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