Today's quake in England and Wales: Massive for British standards

Students were evacuated from Swansea University's campus in the biggest earthquake to hit the UK in 10 years

The BGS said an event of this magnitude only occurs once every two to three years in the UK.

Despite the lack of known injuries or damage, authorities said they are still seeing a high call volume as a result of the quake.

Tanya said the tremor did not actually shake things in the salon. "Thought it was a train going past and joked about it being an natural disaster".

The tremor struck at 2:30pm on Saturday afternoon.

A football match in Wales was held up by an quake on Saturday.

"Swear I've just felt an natural disaster in Blackpool", said Twitter user Emily Clarke. All over the net'.

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

@Foodyfeed-efc said: #Definitely an quake in Liverpool about 10 / 15 mins ago.

"I was mixing up colour and I turned to my client and thought I felt vibrations from underneath me, some movement".

At 2:30pm on Saturday afternoon, Wales and the West of England were hit by an natural disaster, reported to have reached 4.7 on the Richter scale.

Laura Hughes said: 'The whole house just started shaking! "The settee was moving and everything and we didn't know what was really going on".

According to the BBC, early data from the United States Geological Survey indicated the incident measured 4.4 on the Richter Scale.

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