UK earthquake: Houses shake as 3.1 magnitude tremor wakes up residents at 2am
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A 3.1 magnitude earthquake has struck an area of Scotland, north west of Glasgow, with locals reporting shaking homes and tremors.
Startled residents took to social media to report the early hours disturbance at about 2am on Tuesday.
The epicentre is believed to be near the town of Lochgilphead and is thought to be of a magnitude 3.1.
Nearby residents said their homes shook during the tremor.https://get-latest.convrse.media/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.mirror.co.uk%2Fnews%2Fuk-news%2Fbreaking-uk-earthquake-houses-shake-25467366&cre=top&cip=6&view=web
One said: “I’m in Tarbert Argyll. I’ve never felt one that big, everything in my room shook.”
Another said: “Argyll earthquake was around 7km from Lochgilphead and felt widely across Argyllshire. Possible 4.2 magnitude which would make sense for reporter duration.”
It is said to be a 3.1 magnitude tremor
The United States Geological Survey says the quake was a 10km deep 3.1 size tremor.
It is said to have struck at 1.44am about 11 miles northwest of Lochgilphead.
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