Published: Sun, February 18, 2018

United Kingdom rattled by magnitude 4.4 natural disaster

United Kingdom rattled by magnitude 4.4 natural disaster

A 4.4-magnitude natural disaster shook South Wales Saturday, rattling buildings and startling residents throughout the coastal towns where quakes are uncommon.

PEOPLE across Wiltshire have felt the aftershocks of an natural disaster which hit a welsh town this afternoon.

That doesn't stop people from reacting as if it's the start of the apocalypse, though.

Swansea University, pictured, was evacuated.

Thankfully, no-one died during the quake.

The quake could be felt for miles around, with residents in Bristol and Cornwall reporting that they experienced the ground shaking.

A 4.4 magnitude natural disaster shook Wales on Saturday afternoon, according to the British Geological Survey.


Port Talbot is 10 miles from Swansea and the tremors were felt as the town's football side faced Taff's Well.

At around 2.40pm one user in Newbury said: "Felt a minor shake and heard the house crack".

Did you feel the earth move across Merseyside this afternoon?

The UK has been hit by its biggest quake in ten years, the British Geological Survey has confirmed.

Despite this, no damage has been reported by the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).

One person Tweeted his disappointment with the "pathetic" natural disaster.

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