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Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - United Kingdom on Saturday, 17 February 2018

Light mag. 4.9 earthquake  - United Kingdom on Saturday, 17 February 2018
Date & time: Saturday, 17 February 2018 14:31 UTC
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.69°N / 3.82°W (United Kingdom)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (3 mi) E of Clydach (pop: 19,300)
9 km (6 mi) SW of Ystalyfera (pop: 10,200)
11 km (7 mi) NE of Swansea (pop: 300,400)
89 km (55 mi) NW of Bristol (pop: 617,300)
158 km (98 mi) SW of Birmingham (pop: 984,300)
200 km (124 mi) SW of Liverpool (pop: 864,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Sat, 17 Feb 14:31 UTCM 4.9 / 10 kmUnited KingdomGFZ

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Pontyberem / Light shaking (MMI IV) : glass on cabinet vibrating, sofa vibrating, sounded like a lorry or train was coming through the wall of the house. Gradual rumbling that built up & up. Dog & cat were close, dog barking just before it happened. Scary!
Tonyrefail / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Thought there was a car accident outside. Heard a very loud bang at the same time as feeling of house being shunted. No damage but was quite alarming. Lasted just about a second or two.
Mumbles Swansea / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Heard a rumbling sound getting louder (sounded like a large lorry out of control coming down the hill or thunder/a landslide) which lasted a few seconds. Papers and a book fell off the edge of a table during this time of shaking. At the end of the rumble was a large jolt and it felt like the floor was dropped/ tipped down and forward beneath us almost like a wave. It was strong enough to knock me off balance slightly.
Pontypridd Town Centre (34.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was outside leaning on a window and I felt as well as heard the windows and doors shaking. I was stood next to scaffolding and I grabbed a pole as I thought I heard it shaking too, and it was! I was truly confused until approx 2:45pm when I was informed.
Swansea South Wales / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Sat on sofa which moved
129.9 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Faringdon oxfordshire / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sitting down when the shaking started. It lasted 5-10 seconds. I knew what it was because I’d experienced the same thing in Wiltshire back in the early part of 2000/2001 can’t remember which date. Everything was vibrating very vigorously .
1 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Hear deep rumbling and experienced vibrations followed by a sideways movement for about 2 seconds.
128.5 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Chesyer (179.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt a very brief shudder on the couch.
Chippenham, Wiltshire (120.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : was on top floor of The Grounded café in Chippenham with my friend and the building shook and everyone looked around slightly alarmed while things rattled for about 4 seconds
Gorseinon Swansea (16 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : No noise heard but felt something had hit the house. Coffee spilt from mug. Knew it must be an earthquake.
Birmingham / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sitting on a park bench near the Cathedral. Thought an underground train had just gone past. Then realised Birmingham doesn’t *have* an underground!
Lovely day for it. (public domain)
Solihull / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Aberdare / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : It ywasnt scary as it wasn't big
Cardiff in my house / Light shaking (MMI IV) : While relaxing on my couch ... I felt the whole movement of the house and my couch moved approx 1/2 inch back and forth twice
102.9 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was lying on the sofa and felt the sofa vibrating beneath me
Swansea (11.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Lasted around 5 secs, the house shook, sounded like the world's biggest hammer drill..
Swindon / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
pencoed / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : was having a nap on bed upstairs next thing heard a loud bang then whole room shook for 2/3 seconds
Cimla (4.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : While sitting at my computer desk i felt what can only be described as a wobble or a ripple through my body and a heavy rumble and spotted things skipping across my desk. Heard the rumble even with noise cancelling headphones on
Neath / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Craig Y Nos castle. Close to Pen Y Cae village (17.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : I was outdoors at the time. I did not feel anything. I heard a rumble that sounded like a large aircraft, but obviously not an aircraft as the sound did not move. The sound lasted 3 seconds approx.
Frome (115.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Cardiff (51 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Exeter / Weak shaking (MMI III)
134.8 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Chippingham / Weak shaking (MMI III)
107.9 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It shook the sofa,walls were shaking and cabinets. Lasted for about 15 seconds
Bath / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Cymmer / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Having food in a pub and ornaments and wall hangings started shaking along with the table chairs and buildings. Was literally quiteam shocking as it was the first I've ever been aware of.
Ringwood hampshire uk / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sat in our lean too and the walls and floor all moved
Hornblotton, Nr Shephone Mallet. / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Cwmllynfell / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : Heard a big band as if there was an explosion.The house shook from side to side for a few seconds and all the China was rattling in the cupboard.
Corsham wiltshire / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
156 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Lasted for about 4-5 seconds. Gently rocked the chair I was sitting in. Could see the walls move.
Pontypridd / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Great Torrington, Devon (84.7 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sitting on sofa which shook while there was a puzzling sound,rumbles and like heavy feet running
WESTON-SUPER-MARE (85.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sofa shook and there was a loud cracking sound from with in the house
Knowle (99.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : 2 second rumbling noise, like the house was shivering. Still impressive for a first time.
14.5 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cheltenham South West England / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was indoors, heard a rushing noise, like being in an underground train station and a train is leaving the station. Simultaneously I felt the floor I was standing on shake, with a rumbling sound
Tern hill market Drayton (159.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Reading upstairs - room shook floorboards and pipes rattled and creaked. Thought is was unusual but forgot about it until I heard the news later on.
20.3 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was sat watching tv and I felt a slight rumble come from behind me next thing the house shifted and then the rumble continued going forward weirdly I somehow knew exactly what was happening I literally shouted earthquake
Sa18 1sh / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Solva Pembrokeshire (70.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Rumbling noise and the windows rattled
Port talbot / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Brockhill, Loggerheads, Market Drayton, Shropshire (168.3 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sitting very still at my PC & whilst reading, when I felt my chair shake!!! At first I thought my cat had got a hold of my jacket hanging on the back of the chair, but she was nowhere to be seen! I honestly thought I was going bonkers. It lasted about 4 or 5 seconds. T
Pontypridd (36.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Sa1 / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Swansea Sketty / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Ynysmeudwy / Light shaking (MMI IV) : lying on the bed when shaking began for about 5 seconds the whole bed was feeling if it was bouncing up and down; thought either the washing machine had began to shake violently or a lorry had crashed into the house
Gilfach goch / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Chepstow, Monmouthshire / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Glanamman / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Pontantwn / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Bungalow shaked, Windows rattled.
Llanbradach / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Sat on sofa when it suddenly started to shake for abou 10-15 seconds.
Np223he / Light shaking (MMI IV)
77.4 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
watchet uk (66.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Tewkesbury / Weak shaking (MMI III) : hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks
Gorseinon swansea (12.9 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Weston-super-Mare (70.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Bristol / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Llanelli (23.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
11.6 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Gloucester uk (86.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light shaking of items inside the apartment, similar to movement near train tracks on the passing of heavy freight
Glyncorrwg / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The whole house shook quite scary
Ton pentre / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Hardwicke, Gloucestershire (107.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt it in the kitchen, i sat in a kitchen wooden chair, more fierce vibration than a washing mashing spin and more than a passing truck.lasted a few seconds. (reported through our app)
Avalon Lodge, Devizes, Wiltshire (130.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sounded and felt like heavy piece of furniture dropped from a great height, so much so that I looked round the house to see if anything had fallen!
Swansea / Light shaking (MMI IV)
North Petherton / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Brynamman / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was sitting in the kitchen with the boiler house wall behind me,when there was a sudden violent bang which made me think that the boiler was exploding ,2 to 3seconds later there was a loud rumbling as if a large lorry had crashed into the house
161.4 km E of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Newton Abbot / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Never experienced anything like it
26.3 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
hartford cheshire / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : not shaking but like rising and rolling over a wave on water , just twice .disorienting. no damage found. live in area of salt extraction in sandy soil, leading to subsidence in the past. House built on a raft. I was seated on first floor. neighbour also felt the movement. someone 2 miles away didn't feel it.
49.9 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I thought it was a big lorry going past the house. By there was no traffic movement outside . Also a bang as tho something had fallen on the floor. It could have been out side ..
Weston-super-Mare / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Port talbot / Light shaking (MMI IV)
76 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My house shook upstairs and the walls creaked loudly for a few seconds. Then it felt like something crashed into the outside of my house with a loud bang. Very scary!
Neath Wales. / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I heard a rumble first,and then i was shaken,while sitting on a chair,my husband and his bed was shaken up and down,our dog was whimpering before it started,
Llantwit fardre / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Ystalyfera SA92EW / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was dozing and there was an almighty crash that sounded as if the whole ustairs was crashing causing the walls and the whole house to shake. My neighbour saw a chair moving across the floor and her breakfast bar shaking. It was worse than a small tremor we experienced once in Zante and much bigger than anything ever felt in this area. I’m 57 and I’ve never experienced anything like it even though we’ve had tremors in the area before. My neighbour said that a fault line runs down from Bre
Gelli rhondda / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Floor moved and walls shook, loud rumbling felt like I was on a wobble board. Scary.
Frome / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Corsham Wiltshire / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
tirphil new tredegar / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Stroud glos gl5 1ep in bed / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Woken from sleeping bed vibrated and heard noise it was during sleeping after nights shift
Gelli RCT CF417RD / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt like someone thumped the back of the chair I was sitting on. "Ghosts, I ain't afraid of no Ghosts" Thanks for solving the dilemma for me .
Blackpool / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Items fell over in room, furniture shaking whole house shaking.
Calne / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I felt mild shaking but it was enough to cause the drink in my glass to slosh a little bit.
Cardiff / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was sitting on a dining chair & it felt as though someone was shaking the chair, only lasted a couple of seconds
Rhigos (18.6 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : House walls shook ,heard a rumbling at first ,thought it was a low flying jet as we get lots of them flying over our village ,,then the noise got louder ,my dogs were barking and whining ,the house shook as did my legs ,I was unsteady on them,pictures in my dining room were skewed ,,I was terrified as were my pets ,,neighbours asking each other if they had felt the tremors and heard the noise from the earthquake ,,it must have lasted a minute or so ,but felt longer .
Swansea / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
cardiff uk / Light shaking (MMI IV) : our chairs shook there was a whomph sound
Risca / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Aberdare / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Port talbot Wales / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Chalford stroud (138.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Rumbling and shaking inside the house, felt by myself and partner on different levels of the house.
Llantrisant (49.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sat in first floor office on sofa and felt slight rumble which felt like it moved the sofa slightly
Bath (106.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Ponthenri / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Relaxing on the sofa had the experience of the sofa shaking with me laying on it Visually saw the sofa shaking My immediate thought was EARTHQUAKE but dismissed that & ran outside & thought it could have been a huge gas explosion that made the house shake Looked outside & everything was normal It lasted a couple of second
Aberdare / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
hirwaun / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Though a very heavy truck was out side , whent to look saw neighbors doeing the same.asked a boy passing he didnt notice anything .l think you had to be stationary to notice
Swansea (16.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bristol, clifton / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Short duration rumble/shake. A little like ano underground train passing
SA113JY / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Swansea (10.6 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt the house shake. Heard a massive bang. Scared me and my son to death. I searched the whole house, thought the scaffolding on our house had fallen.
Weston super mare Hutton dogs was going crazy and / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Weston super mare / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt the whole house move, and furniture rattle.
26.2 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sitting in armchair playing computer game on laptop. Felt chair lurch from side to side. One weak shake then another much stronger. Mirrors and pictures moved but no breakages or damage
Shrewsbury / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kinver, Stourbridge, West Midlands / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Weston Super Mare / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Weston Super Mare. I have been in the bathroom and I felt one strong shake.
Burnham on sea / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was in the attic room at the time. The floor jumped. Shuddered.
Broadlands, Bridgend / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Pontardawe / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : A bang, followed by a second of slight shaking...nothing moved.
Chippenham Wiltshire / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Weston Super Mare (70 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Noticalble, my 23 year old daughter said instantly it was an earthquake. My wind chimes moved, house wobbled.
Ammanford Sa18 dg. I felt the whole house wobbled / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Abergavenny (56.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : The floor felt like it was vibrating and the chair that I was sat in moved. First time I felt anything like this.
Cheltenham (123.5 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sat in the kitchen, heard slight rumble in the hall, minimal tremor felt.
Neath south wales / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was sitting in my armchair when the glass cabinet started shaking then a large bang as though the roof had come through to the bedroom upstairs quite frightening.
Gower Swansea / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Bridgend / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : My chair moved across the room with me sat on it. Didn't know what was happening, very scary!
Chippenham / not felt
Cwmbran (54.7 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sofa moved as if sat on spin cycle of fully loaded washing machine
Ely, Cardiff. South Glamorgan. / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Lying on bed awake and bed wobbled as if someone was underneath and moving it. 2 separate moments.
Abergavenny / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Top floor of my home was visibly shaking you could see other houses moving as well.
42.7 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
MAESTEG (15.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was on the toilet when it happened,,thought I'd blown the toilet out for a second there
Tonypandy / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : i live in Tonypandy in Wales, i felt it when my bed shook some
Bridgend / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I’ve never felt a earthquake so I was shocked to few one in the uk
Gilfach Goch / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Walsall (0.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt like a large thump on the wall. Didn't last long - about a second
104.2 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
150.6 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : i was gaming and heard a wierd noise thought nothing of it, went outside neighbours confused i asked whats up and they shouted earthquaqke sweetie (reported through our app)
35.2 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / not felt
317.3 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
bs25 1jp / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt like something heavy had knocked into the house.
10.7 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Burnham on sea (77.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt like I was vibrating to begin with then seen the door and things shaking vibrating.
PORT TALBOT (13.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Redditch (145.5 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was amazing, felt fairly strongly. My flat was swaying and everything was shaking, my pc monitors, lamp shades, my huge TV were rocking and thought they were going to fall off their desks and tables. The dog was going berserk, and lasted around 10 seconds give or take. My cctv caught the flat swaying. So cool!
133.7 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Nantymoel bridgend / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sat on my sofa and all of a sudden the house shook and most of the people in my street felt it I got scared as its my first time experiencing a tremor.
Porthcawl / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The house shook.the sofa felt as though it was moving.loud rumbling noise.sounded like lorries coming down the road
Bridgnorth (135.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Crockery was shaking, drinks were vibrating, my animals were unsettled and pacing round.
Manchester / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Warrington cheshire / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : The other half felt it whilst driving home
Swansea / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Bridgend / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Port Talbot / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sitting down in my house and suddenly there seemed to be an unusual shaking, it felt as if heavy traffic was passing outside or strong wind but it seemed to get stronger and the windows started shaking, it eventually felt like a car had crashed into the building until it stop quite suddenly
Birmingham (156.4 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sofa shifted forwards lasted about 10 seconds (reported through our app)
133.7 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Ditherington shrewsbury / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I live on the top floor of a 3 storey apartment and I could feel the floor and walls shaking. It only lasted a few seconds, I thought perhaps a lorry had driven into the building but there was nothing outside!
west midlands (156.4 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
142 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Grange Park Swindon / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Heard a bang in the loft followed by creaking floor boards and slight ground shake (enough to move me and my wooden table. Lasted seconds.
Earley (202.7 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
neath south wales (2.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I didn't see anything nice but I felt the vibration through the floor. for a second I thought someone had crashed into the house or something had fallen upstairs.
Neath (4.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : A loud boom was heard around my area (enough to make the neighbors come out of their houses) along with a light shake.
Ebbw vale / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was watching a film when my sofas started shaking and it sounded like a big Lorry was passing before, during and after shaking
Abercynon / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Westbury / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Swansea (12.8 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Aberdare (25.2 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
196.2 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
South Molton (73.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was sitting on the bed, it felt like someone nudged it hard a few times
Prestbury, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sat in chair felt vibration and heard tapping sound in the house as if something was banging on the wall.
swindon sn34ug my arm chair vibreated / Weak shaking (MMI III) : indoors sat in my arm chair
Llanfyrnach Pembrokeshire / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Thought it was a Mansel Davies lorry thundering past....any thoughts about any fracking which has taken place recently somewhere along the faultline involved????
Pucklechurch / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Andoversford, near Cheltenham (129.1 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was upstairs and the room vibrated. Not felt by anyone downstairs.
SN13 9NQ (116.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Salisbury / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Was sitting on my bed, when it started shaking. It lasted approximately 6 seconds, but nothing else seems to have been disturbed. I thought I was going crazy...
Llanbradach (42 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sofa shook, thought a cat was kicking it, not very traumatic. Amused to later find out it was an earthquake!
3.8 km E of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
BS30 5JN / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My 9 year old said at bedtime when I was sat on my bed playing PlayStation I felt the bed shake and the tv shaking and I said to my friends what's happening
Yelland EX31 3LE / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sat down after lunch, around 14:30, felt the chair move slightly.
Swansea / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Brackla Bridgend / not felt : Was in my house, didn't even notice it had occurred until my snapchat blew up
Barry South Wales / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sat on the sofa when it felt like someone had bumped into it. I went to ask my husband if he had felt anything but he hadn’t.
Ellesmere Port / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
79.5 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Arleston Telford Shropshire / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Maidenhead (213.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Rhondda / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Thought a lorry was coming down street then my stairs started creak with a bang nose between me + my neighbours.
Buchanan way, Newport, Gwent (55.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
weston super mare (69.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : whole building shook, loud cracks heard
Llansamlet / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt a wave going through my house, after this my house springed back, knocked items off shelves pretty bloody scary
Chippenham / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Chair I was sat in shook considerably.
Corsham Wiltshire (116.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Chair shaken, low rumbling noise heard, water in glass visibly moving. My husband laughed and said the mines underground are caving in (joke). I realised very quickly what it was as I had felt one before.
Treherbert / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : The whole house shook
301.9 km E of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
The saints bridgend / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was sitting in the armchair when heard rumbling,felt and saw the chair shake. Thought someone was knocking an internal wall down in the house. My father who was in the garden digging didn't feel anything.
Penclawdd, Gower / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Lying on my bed, reading, when I felt/heard what seemed like a sonic boim! Bed shook for a moment! So noticeable that I did a circuit of the house to see if a vehicle or air craft had crashed into our home+
St Mellons Cardiff / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : On second floor of building, building shook and items rolled off desk
Resolven,, Neath / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Loud bang and whole house shook, my son fell off the sofa,, everyone in the street was out and distressed.
Cookham, Maidenhead (214.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : No feelings, heard about it from my mother who heard it on the radio (Radio Two) on the way home from my great uncle Giles's ninteth birthday with me. Also, on the news stand app on our phones. (reported through our app)
worcester (122.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Resolven - SA11 4NA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Whole house shook, items in house shaking, rumbling then loud bang lasted about 30 secs.
South Cotswolds / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Weston super mare (70.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
23.6 km E of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Kington HR5 3BL / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Bridgend South Wales / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light shaking
Braunton (96.8 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cardiff (44.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Seansea / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Swansea city centre / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was having lunch in Swansea city centre; the building shook; I thought a lorry had driven into the building
Taunton / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
53.7 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was watching tv and felt the sofa shake for about 5 seconds didnt really know what it was till i seen there was a eartquake.
Stourbridge / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was simply sitting on the computer,playing games on this lovely Saturday when all of a sudden everything started shaking. I took off of my seat and went into the kitchen,and sure enough it was still shaking. It only lasted roughly 5 seconds but bug enough to discourage my drink and slightly shift items.
Cornwood (141.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Lying in bed. Thought my cat had jumped up but nowhere to be seen when I looked. Thought I was going crazy!
swindon / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Lasted a few seconds but was certainly noticeable. My cat was disturbed !
Pontardulais, Swansea / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sat on settee whilst on phone, felt as if someone had bumped into the settee from behind - except it is a few inches from the wall and I'm on my own.
Abergavenny / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Definite feel of the floor ‘rumbling’ like a Larry causing vibrations. Lasted maybe 15 seconds. Was definitely noticeable by all in the House, some light objects were slightly dispaced
Swansea / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Our chairs started shaking when we where sitting in them
140.4 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : It was just a 3 second shake and I'm only 9 years old (reported through our app)
Abingdon / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Bath / Light shaking (MMI IV)
125.6 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The whole house shook for a few seconds.
Bristol. Knowle / Light shaking (MMI IV)
56.3 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Books falling off shelves also experienced yesterday evening my wife also noticed strange vibration in her w pen place (reported through our app)
Stourbridge / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Thought I was going crazy! Felt it when I was eating in the kitchen and I got confused and went outside and check
Birkenhead (196 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Made the nursing chair rock and sound like busses passing by (reported through our app)
Stoke Gifford Bristol / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Dalwood, Devon (111 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt like a large tractor and trailer were going past but short occurence - probably only 1 second. House shoook slightly
Cardiff / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Poole (167.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Display cabinets rattling for about 10-12 seconds no significant shaking felt.
24.8 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Frome Somerset (116.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Lying on bed the bed made a short quick movement
12.6 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Second floor flat swayed and a rumbling /thumping sound. Lasted between one and two seconds.
Warminster (1176.7 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
12.4 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It felt like it was under my house APPARENTLY IT WAS !!!!! Loud rumbling followed by a sharp shock wave that felt like a bus hit the house!!! No damage but a bit unnerving!!
New Ross (227 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Living in a high rise apartment and felt the building shake after what seemed to be two tremors.
Yeovil (117.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sitting in my stationary, parked car on the ground floor of a multi-storey car park. Felt slight rocking for a few seconds. Didn't wait to see how long it lasted.
Swansea marina / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
120.5 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cardiff city centre / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Birmingham, city centre area (159.1 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Llanharry pontyclun / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was sitting in lounge and it felt like siting on a washing machine
Caerleon / Light shaking (MMI IV)
68.5 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sat at desk. Items on desk rattled for a few seconds
Swansea / Light shaking (MMI IV)
South Cerney ,glos / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Definitely felt light shaking for a few seconds inside the house.
plymouth / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : very weak shaking
Swansea / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Standing in my kitchen making toast and all of a sudden the doors are banging and kitchen appliances are flying around the window sill
banwell / Light shaking (MMI IV) : whole house shook for at least 5-10 seconds
Swansea / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Birch grove swansea / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : We were preparing a baby shower for our friend when we heard a Big Bang, which we thought came from upstairs. It sounded like something big and heavy had fallen over, like a wardrobe. The windows and doors vibrated and the floor shook. The light fittings in the living room had been displaced. We were all a bit confused and didn't realise at first what had happened.
Burnham on sea / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Shook the entire house
Swansea / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bryncae, Llanharan (319.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I thought a lorry had hit our house. The house actually shook and rattled. Neighbours came outside to see what had happened. Frightening to feel the wall behind me actual move and the floor vibrate.
Barry vale of Glamorgan / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : The house swayed I thought it must have been hit by a vehicle or similar.I ran outside to check and found my neighbours outside just as puzled as I was. It was quite scary.
Brynna / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Whole house appeared to shift from left to right. Thought something had hit the house from outside.
Frome . Somerset BA115AP South/West / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was sitting at the Computer Desk. when it felt like someone jumping up and down on the floorboards, my chair moved.
Frome / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : My flat floor and floor above shook quite strong,woke me up.
Bryntirion . Bridgend. South Wales (24.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt it for numerous seconds.
Chippenham / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Wales / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Cardiff town centre / not felt
Ffairfach Llandeilo carmarthenshire / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Abergavenny / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sounded like our back boiler was making a noise, felt it through our wooden floor and felt it as I was leaning on the radiator downstairs, my daughter felt her bed vibrating upstairs.
Calne / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me up from light doze. Felt like something rocked the sofa
Corsham (120.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was sat in the car and it started to shake like it was really windy
Neath / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Templecombe / Light shaking (MMI IV)
St clears / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Gloucester / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Blackpool, Lancashire / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
12.3 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Bridgnorth shropshire / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Corsham (116.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Winscombe / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was sat on sofa when suddenly I was pushed in the back. I jumped up frightened as I knew no one was in the house but me. Then there was a noise like someone was banging around upstairs. So glad to read this report as I thought it was something not of this world.
Cheddar (85.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Earthquake newbie here, can report: desk and my chair suddenly jarred, looked round to scold my dog - no dog! Next option - poltergeist! Thanks for saving us from an exorcism.
Frome, Somerset / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Chelsfield (274.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : My computer table shook briefly, I had my hand on the mouse and felt a wobble, side to side, just for a second. (reported through our app)
Bryn / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Heard a loud bang, felt the whole house shaking. Felt like something had crashed into the house
Blaencwm Treorchy Mid Glamorgan / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Ta11eu / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Sorry IV/V NOT VI
Cardiff / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Castle caerinion top jibbit / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Very light sitting in chair felt like somthink under moving very strange
Telford shropshire / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sudden thud and slight shake
Weston super Mare (69.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Aberdare (25.5 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I've never felt anything like it so was quite alarmed.
Wellington, Somerset / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Attic bedroom clock fell off bedside table, computer on table moved.First floor bedroom, painting fell off wall, was woken up.Dogs disturbed.
Ffairfach Llandeilo carmarthenshire / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Reading / Weak shaking (MMI III) : At work, heard the wall shake and then the table shook
Maesteg / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Shaking followed by a load rumbling noise
Cwmafan / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Initially thought the electricity pole outside the house had fallen onto us as the rumble was really loud through the walls of the house. Then worried a bomb had gone off nearby. The house shook and the walls echoed. We were really worried.
Maesteg, South Wales / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was in the kitchen when the tremor started crockery on the sink rattled and moved
Cardiff / Weak shaking (MMI III) : 2nd floor of a building. Vibration and bottle of water shaking.
Chippenham / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was in a mobile home , the whole experience definitely felt like earth movement, I went straight out side and asked my boyfriend if he felt it but he was on his tractor, so no he didn't, I said to him it felt like a mini earth quake,. He thinks I imagined it.. even though the pictures on the wall rattled and the floor wobbled.. I'm so glad I read this so I could prove to him im sane..
Ta11eu / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
29.8 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I'm unwell so in bed. Seasonal flu. I thought the shaking was a car crashing into the house. The whole deb shook for 15 seconds or so. (reported through our app)
Chipping Sodbury S Glos. (99.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Approx 0.25sec mild but distinct double shake and window 'click' (reported through our app)
Port Talbot / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : There were two one mild then one stronger, shook from left to right, lasted about 3-4 seconds
Launceston / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Bed shook - no noise.
Rhondda / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Bridgend / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was in the middle of having a tattoo lying down when the earthquake happened. Both myself and the tattooist felt the bed moving but in the same room another tattooist working on another person felt nothing like his customer. Was exactly 230pm
BS15 8BE, Kingswood, Bristol / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was asleep when I was woken by my bed shaking! The whole building was trembling, I realised, as the teaspoon in a cup was rattling too. It lasted for about 2 minutes...
Weston Super Mare / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Np7 7ey / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me up from sleep. Bed room shaking
Cwmbran / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Working in my office, chair started wobbling and shaking, for 2/3 seconds
ex1 2bp (111.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Lying in bed upstairs, felt as though someone had dropped something heavy but I didn't hear anything. Didn't realise it was a quake until a friend asked me if I had felt it.
Newbridge south wales / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Montacute somerset / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My daughter felt it and came and told me. I just shrugged it off, then I read this!
Devizes (143.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
swansea / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Chatham (303.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Stoke gifford / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : The glass in the bookcase rattled and the dogs started barking a lot
Barnsley (260.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Earthquake felt in Barnsley where it had caused 200 million pounds of improvements. (reported through our app)
Ludwell / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Settees shook for a few minutes whilst we were sitting watching tv
Cardiff / Light shaking (MMI IV)
176.9 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
6.8 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Whole house shook, was so unreal.
Llandybie / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Mountain ash / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Heard a loud rumble
Weston - super - Mare (70.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Swansea / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Hucclecote Gloucester GL3 3DT / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Bolton / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was sat on our sofa when I felt shaking. It felt similar to two earthquakes we've experienced here.
Llanelli (24.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was sitting on the floor and it felt like.the floor shock back and for only lasted about 5/10 second
55.3 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / not felt : Nothing Machen Nr Caerphilly
252.7 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Thought it was my fat neighbour but she's out of town. So it must have been the quake lol (reported through our app)
7.2 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt like the neighbours had slammed their door very hard loud bang and a shake
Springfields, Llanelli / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : LLanelli, 2.30. Thought I was going mad when it felt like my house had been "thumped!" Pictures came away from the wall and continued to shake for about 30 seconds.
Weston-super-mare / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Ta146qw (110.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Husband fell off ladder outside house!
Pontypridd Town Centre (34.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was outside leaning on a window and I felt as well as heard the windows and doors shaking. I was stood next to scaffolding and I grabbed a pole as I thought I heard it shaking too, and it was! I was truly confused until approx 2:45pm when I was informed.
Chippenham wiltshire / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Thought a van had crashed into my house. Shook me and my partner who was siting on the sofa. Even the chairs moved and the cups of tea were spilt
Frome somerset / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Swansea, UK / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Abergavenny / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Heard a bang/rumble. House shook twice. Like something fell onto the house. Windows and doors rattled. Floor moved. Made me feel dizzy.
Bristol / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt the house was shaking a bit and the furniture inside as well.
Ammsnforf / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Felt like my house was falling down , very scarry
Pucklechurch Bristol England / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Maesteg (14.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Bridgend CF31 4EL (24.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Wellington Shropshire / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Glass in wardrobes rattled Daughter felt it as she was sitting down on the bed
Scleddau, fishguard, Pembrokeshire, / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Swansea / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Llanbradach caerphilly / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Thought the kids were jumping around
Cardiff (46.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
litttlemoor weymouth Dorset / Weak shaking (MMI III) : there was 3 of us sat on the sofa watching a film, and the sofa vibrated for a few seconds, and we all looked at each other and my grand daughter said the mirror moved as well, i said it must have been an earthquake.
Middlezoy, Somerset / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Floor shaking and house contents violently rattling
27 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Pontrhydyfen (7.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It seemed to occur in two stages separated by a few seconds at most with the second jolt more severe. I instinctively knew what it was immediately but couldn't quite believe it, so I then checked the house for any structural damage or the road for a crashed bus or lorry as that was what I expected to see due to the force of the shaking.
Swansea / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Port Talbot / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : We're all gonna die! It's the end of Port Talbot. 2s/6d damage caused!
Plympton / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Horsham wilts / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cheltenham / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Coleford, Gloucester / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Was in a pub and felt the table tremble. It felt like that strange movement of an earthquake but I discounted this first thought as this is Britain. Thought it mudt had been a large lorry passing, but there was no traffic.
Weymouth DORSET / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Thought it must have been heavy traffic passing
Exmouth Devon / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Walking on Exmouth beach felt ground slake and witnessed a small landslide on cliff
YEOVIL (116.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Thought it was a washing machinebat first was a weird feeling thought something was about to collapse
Melksham, Wiltshire / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I heard a noise like someone moving upstairs, but everyone else was out! Could feel the sofa I was sitting on move and it felt like I had a dizzy spell, I turned and saw the coffee in my cup moving slightly.
Stroud, Gloucestershire (89.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Lasted approx 5 seconds, though my daughter says it was more like 10 secs! Proper house shaking. Quite frightening. Glad it stopped!
20.2 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Broseley Shropshire / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
24.9 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
cheltenham / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Scary
37.3 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was sat on sofa. Felt a rumble n grabbed on to the sofa. My whole body shook. The house creaked n our conservatory shook. Thought a car had driven into the house.
Swansea / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Walls shook for few seconds
Shropshire / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Nottingham / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Scary
Broseley shropshire / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Sat on the sofa house wobbled and made a cracking noises
Roch, Pembrokeshire / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Thought it was blasting at the local quarry. Woke up my I'll wife!!
Ellesmere port / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
crediton, devon / Light shaking (MMI IV)
60.4 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : loud rumbling (reported through our app)
Stoke gifford Bristol / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Like passing heavy tracking. Shake and heard noise
Swindon road cheltenham / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Brynamman / Light shaking (MMI IV) : There was a loud bang and a slight shake of the chair I was sitting on I was concerned but assumed it was from a large lorry passing
65.1 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Poole (166.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt whist lying on bed in upstairs room, headboard shook for about 5 seconds
120.7 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Derby / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Ellesmere, Shropshire (148.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sat on sofa (ground floor) and felt myself wobbling. Washing line outside was wobbling outside. That could have just been the wind, but it looked different - as if it was wobbling, not swaying
Prestwich manchester / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sat on the setee.slight coupe of shakes.
BS5 Bristol / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Few short seconds, felt weird vibrating sensation through sofa, first time in my life I've managed to do a proper cart-wheel :)
Corsham Wiltshire / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Table and chairs in kitchen started shaking briefly
Swansea / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Pretty scary but thought it was just the cinema effects.
Westan supper mare / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt a vibrating it was strange .
Mumbles (17.9 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Aberavon / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was in my local pub having a meal and all of a sudden the sofa began to move. It took me a few seconds to realize what was going on but I then twigged when my parents called and asked me if I felt the floor shake. Definitely an earthquake.
Swansea / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Aberavon / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tynewyyd / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Playing on my pc and all of a sudden my chair was moving and screen wobbling.
Baglan port Talbot / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Cwmbran South Wales / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : My wife and we’re in our home when the whole house started shaking we went outside to see if a car had hit the house thank god all was ok
Merthyr Tydfil / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Port Talbot (10.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : There were two one mild then one stronger, shook from left to right, lasted about 3-4 seconds
Blackburn, Lancashire / not felt
Llandrindod wells (69 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Sidbury Bridgnorth Shropshire / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Shook the glasses in my cupboard.
Brynhyfryd Swansea / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : House shook, glass in windows rattled and heard a loud sound
SA2 9EX / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sounded like newly installed weight bearing beam had collapsed downstairs, followed by a pause and then more light shaking for a few more seconds. All neighbours came outside to see what had happened
Briton ferry neath (6.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Merthyr tydfil / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Sandford Winscombe UK / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt twomstrong thumps through the back of my armchair. I thought there was something behind there kicking my back. Two loud bangs accompanied this. The whole flat ( ground floor) was shaking. My friend and I were very startled, and ran outside to see if something was happening, but nothing apparent. Was relieved to later see this report, thought I may be harboring other worldly visitors or some such!
Frome, Somerset / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt the interior wall behind me shake, and thought somebody was upstairs moving furniture
Swansea / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Ammanford / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Sounded as if something exploded in the distance. Wall hangings were shaking
Birmingham (156.5 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I would say it was only felt for a few seconds, i was lying on my bed looking at my phone and the bed started shaking and things in my room started tattling, i have clothes hanging up that were shaking.
Langland Swansea / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Loud rumble nd whole house shook.
Frome, uk / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Wrexham / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Callington / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Maesteg (14.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Bristol BS11 / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Godreaman aberdare south Wales / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My house backs onto a lane and at first thought with the noise it was a lorry outside and it had hit my house the floor moved and things in the house rattled it even disturbed the fishtank scaring the fish .
mere wiltshire (126.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : creaking and slight rumble never expirenced anything like this before dogs knew it was happening (reported through our app)
70.3 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Furniture and house shook, very loud bang. It sounded like something had hit the house.
WS107QT / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Bristol / Weak shaking (MMI III) : The walls moved a little, then a light vibration lasted around 12 seconds
WV12 4DE / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was in my bathroom and felt the tremor for about 4 seconds
Carephilly / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Im from caerphilly
85.2 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Penarth / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Thought something had hot the house
Calne / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Weston-super-Mare / Light shaking (MMI IV)
MERTHYR TYDFIL / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Ffairfach Llandeilo carmarthenshire / Light shaking (MMI IV)
141.8 km S of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I felt a slight shudder whilst being on the first level of terraced house.
Caerphilly / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cwmgwrach Neath (13.3 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was atanding in my kitchen when it happened.I heard it before I felt it. I thought it was a plane coming down. After hearing the rumbling sound I felt the vibrations under my feet and it caused unsecured furniture to vibrate.
Llansamlet, swansea / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Congleton / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Hirwaun (22.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Newport (62.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
89.9 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : felt deep vibration then a shudder the water in the fish tanks moved like waves and (reported through our app)
NEATH / Weak shaking (MMI III)
3.1 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Cardiff / Weak shaking (MMI III)
12.9 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Bed shook whole house vibrated felt like a car smashed into the house
Penclawdd, Swansea (15.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I felt the table shake a bit but thought nothing of it at the time. Then got told by a work colleague that it was an earthquake I experienced which really shocked me.
23.5 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Bedroom shook weakly for less than two seconds.
176.5 km N of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Small objects fell off the shelf, sudoku doesn't normally do that in N Wales
cadoxton neath sa108bt / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Swansea / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Gwaun Cae Gurwen, Ammanford / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : My bed started shaking and my lights started to move and shake
50.1 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Ammanford / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was by traffic light waiting when it felt like some one jumped on the back end of my pick up truck me and my daughter both felt it but did not now what it was
262 km E of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
72.2 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Corsham wiltshire / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Sa5bd / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt like someone shook my house
CF40 2NS (26.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The settee I was sitting on starting shaking and I heard a rumbling outside. I thought it was a heavy lorry going past. It was freaky!
Telford / Weak shaking (MMI III)
74 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Loud bang followed by whole house shaking.
Bideford / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was upstairs in the bathroom when the walls and door shook
Shropshire / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
114 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Porthcawl / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Thought it was the cat jumping on the sofa at first, then I saw the cat wasn’t there and still slight shaking
malvern (112.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : i felt a little shick
168.2 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Hirwaun (22.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Somerset / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sat on bed and it suddenly started shaking; lasted for about thirty seconds and only just found out what caused it
Worcester (121.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Neath / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Live in top floor flat, everything vibrated for a couple of seconds and it sounded and felt like heavy plant machinery was driving underneath the floor. My grandson came running from the living room in panic for a moment. A number of cracks have appeared in the walls above and around windows.
Brynhyfryd swansea / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
St mellons cardiff / Light shaking (MMI IV) : First time I've felt anything like it me and my partner were looking out the window to see if something hit the building only lasted a couple of seconds
Abercynon / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It actually felt like I was pushed backwards. And the wine bottles in the shop I work in were rattling for around 3 seconds
Cardiff (51.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Mumbles, Swansea / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Hirwaun (287.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was in the bath and thought someone had crashed their car into the front of my house
Nantwich, Cheshire. / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Sat on the sofa, which felt as if someone was shaking it. Lasted about 10seconds.
Neath / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Lasted 2-3 seconds. Chair and table I was sat at shook and heard a low rumble, thought there had been an explosion.
13.8 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : On the bed, reading and clearly felt it shaking. Whole room rattled and actually felt like it moved. Lasted about 3 or 4 seconds.
90.4 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt like dull thud, 1 item fell to floor
151.8 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Weston -super - mare / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
New Ross (227 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Living in a high rise apartment and felt the building shake after what seemed to be two tremors.
Port Talbot (36.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I could feel the floor moving and shaking under me and my sofa moved.
Pontypridd mid Glamorgan / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Abercynon / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Big bump type noise as though a large piece of futniture had fallen over, followed by the house shaking.
Calne, wiltshire / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Five roads Llanelli (249 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bath / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Walls shook, we're on the top floor but was as though someone was moving furniture around upstairs
129.3 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Neath town centre / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt as if an arctic lorry had driven over the top of the building
Shrewsbury / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Cwmllynfell (12.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt a slight rocking, heard a loud rumbling noise for 5 or 6 seconds which was the most disconcerting thing of all
Newport / Weak shaking (MMI III)
llanelli / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : For a few seconds I felt as if I drank a bottle of whiskey all the dogs were barking it sounded as if a bus was going to hit the house ornaments fell from the shelves and when it stopped there was a eerie silence for a minute or so no birds singing or anything it was very strange as I live by the sea and the seagulls are usually non stop yakking
Dorchester (143.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cheddar (85.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : A few seconds of the floor shaking where I was sitting in our front room. Windows rattled similar to the local quarry blasting, but I've never felt the earth move under my feet like that before!
Chandlers Ford, Southampton (186.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt during meeting. At time thought it was sound from the video playing causing the vibration I could feel coming through the floor although I was surprised at its strength as the video was not loud. Found out about the quake wben meeting ended. (reported through our app)
70.3 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Barnstaple (51.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
119.2 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
200.8 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : 1 cracked glass caused by slight rumbling (reported through our app)
Swindon / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My chair shook. My husband felt the floor vibrate
Brynamman / gcg area / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Mainly felt around Swansea and neath also around Swansea valleys.
Broughton, Flintshire, Wales (173.4 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Two distinct sideways movements felt. On the first floor at the time. (reported through our app)
Bournemouth / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Was in the cinema in Bournemouth. Upper floor and Felt the seat shake.
Caerphilly / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bargoed / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was lying on my bed and the bed shook slightly and the door shuddered I got up to see what was happening I thought someone had slammed the door down stairs and made my door shake but it wasn’t
Mumbles / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was sitting on the sofa reading the newspaper when there was a sudden loud thunderous noise which seemed to come from inside the house, the building shook, the sofa I was sitting on moved, the pictures hanging on the walls moved but did not fall off. I thought my roof must have collapsed, I went outside to look but then saw a few neighbours coming out of their homes and realised they too had experienced something so checked with them and had it confirmed.
Aberdare South wales / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Aberdare South wales / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
The Chain NP7 7BN (56.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : House plants moving from side to side and room being shaken - seen by 3 adults
Ta78re / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Kingswood Bristol / Light shaking (MMI IV)
78.9 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Worried the cats!
Burry port / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Wind blew thought outside pub shelter was causing moving of floor about 2 inches back and foe but very unstable. BZAMS
Ws3 4ay Pelsall (163.6 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Melksham, Wiltshire / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Derby / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Locking / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt like a wave lifting up and down again and like a building had collapsed.
Glyn Road, Lower Brynamman / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Old stone house shook loud rumble. No visible damage approx 3 miles from epicentre.
Ystalyfera SA92EW / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was dozing and there was an almighty crash that sounded as if the whole ustairs was crashing causing the walls and the whole house to shake. My neighbour saw a chair moving across the floor and her breakfast bar shaking. It was worse than a small tremor we experienced once in Zante and much bigger than anything ever felt in this area. I’m 57 and I’ve never experienced anything like it even though we’ve had tremors in the area before. My neighbour said that a fault line runs down from Bre
102.7 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sounded and felt like like someone drilling a heavy wall.
Tonyrefail / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Salisbury / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Cwmtwrch Uchaf (11.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : A loud rumble kind of like thunder, but it lasted for a few seconds. I could feel the ground shake and see objects on a nearby table vibrating. I think I was about a mile from the epicentre.
Portishead, North Somerset / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I thought it was an explosion somewhere. It was like a loud BOOM and the walls and French doors appeared to instantaneously move in and out.
Bridgend mid glamorgan / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Nelson / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I felt everything shaking
West Buckland / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sat downstairs, I felt the house shake and heard a faint noise. I thought it was something dreadful to do with the demolition work I'd been doing in the house about 20 mins before, but nothing seen. Went outside to see if the chimneys were still there (they were).
Puriton somerset / Light shaking (MMI IV) : First a weaker shake. Thought I was imagining it then shortly after a stronger one which made crockery rattle.
Cardiff Airport / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was lying on the couch and i thought i was dreaming
Swansea / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Only lasted a couple of seconds
Lansdown Bath / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was upstairs and heard rumbling, felt the built in basin moving and the end wall was shaking enough to disturb pictures and large metal frame. My partner downstairs felt the floor shaking and heard the rumbling. It loosened mortar between the coping stones on the roof which fell taking a small chunk with it.
swansea / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt this while in work ( BT Tower ) The whole tower shock, desks and pcs were also shaking
Wolverhampton (148.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I felt the rumble in the house at 14.33, (I looked at my watch), I wondered if the chimney had fallen off next door or a car had hit, or the new building that's been built, that something had fallen off. After checking I realised it was a small earthquake, but quick medium shaking. (reported through our app)
Cardiff, Wales / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Weston-Super-Mare / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Ba2 2br / Weak shaking (MMI III)
:Weymouth dorset (152.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sitting on sofa in Weymouth Dorset, felt two distinct vibrations/ rumblings through sofa and house wall. Went out garden to see if husband felt it ( said it felt like some of the minor tremors we’d e perienced in Japan) he hadn't noticed it. No doubt now I did! See on bgs website no monitoring sites in this area, maybe there should!
138.2 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Room shook for 2 seconds or so. Knew it was a quake straight away. Bits of paper wobbling but unnoticed by workmen outside
Swansea / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bristol, UK (85.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Weston super mare / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
BA15 1QE / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Blaenavon south wales / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Gurnos Estate / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Well, I was sitting on my couch and then suddenly it’s started moving side ways motions and suddenly I’m up and down movements but was over in a couple of seconds
Stirchley, Birmingham / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Llanelli (22.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Chippenham / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Cinema seats shook from side to side
Ellesmere port / not felt : You want to try being in a proper quake .not felt a thing.
Cwmbran / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Swansea / Weak shaking (MMI III)
136.4 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Low frequency rumble heard for about two seconds through my flat (2nd storey) with barely perceived vibrations felt. Ornaments and pictures vibrating and rattling. (reported through our app)
caerphilly (40.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Loosened some dirt in the chimney stack (reported through our app)
Weston super mare / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Enough of a tremor to notice it lasted a few seconds my desk and my chair were shaking
sandford, Devon (98.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was in an upstairs room and felt a strong shaking of the room. Fixtures such as the wardrobe door shook visibly and objects jangled on the surfaces. It lasted about 4 seconds
Kenfig bridgend / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Never heard one before, wouldn't like to be in a proper one, the kids were scared,
Maesteg / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Shrewsbury / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Birmingham / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Swansea (8.9 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Plymouth / Light shaking (MMI IV)
138.4 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Caerphilly (41.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : We felt a definite shudder underneath our house. As we are in s mining area my first thought was that a shaft underneath us had collapsed or our house had moved on the hill we’re on. The noise was moderate and I had to check that nothing had hit our house as that is what it felt like
Barry (49 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sofa shook and cup fell off table
28.1 km E of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Gilwern Abergavenny Wales uk / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
ABERFAN / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Tiverton, Devon / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Whole house shook, partner thought it may have been a large lorry passing until read the news reports.
Thornbury Bristol / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I felt settee shake under me and window rattled a bit, I knew something had happened somewhere.Was at my mum's in Thornbury at the time.
Frome / not felt
Llantwit Fardre / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Bridgend wales / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Waterlooville Hampshire (214.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : It felt like a truck went passed (reported through our app)
Combe Martin, North Devon / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Bath, uk / Light shaking (MMI IV) : A single small sideways shake, a 0.5sec delay, then 3 or 4 shakes of a few centimetres. Enough to swing a door open and wiggle my head. Did i imagine a low rumble...?
Aaaaaaargh! (public domain)
Swindon (139.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bs14 9aw / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bristol.my house shook / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was sat on soaf and the house felt like it moved
Merthyr tydfil / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Gloucester / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Just a few things rattling in the room
Hengoed / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Ba152br (14.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was sat on the sette and I felt it
Sketty Swansea / not felt : I was standing in my kitchen but didn't experience any shaking but heard a loud rumble. My partner sitting in the adjoining room saw the a wall and the ceiling shake.
Cardiff / Light shaking (MMI IV) : sat on sofa felt it shook then electric went off ...
Ammanford / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Heard a rumble then a bang and pressure like an crash or explosions
Taffs Well RCT (41.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : House started to vibrate with movement
Midsomer Norton (101.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Light shaking of walls -shaking of fittings such as lights.
Bridgend / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Aberdare / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was on my pc playing a game, then i felt a shake and i felt strange, turned around to check on the cat to see if she was ok, and i saw things hang outside my wardrobe shake. i thought it was neighbours shutting doors cause sometimes house shakes cause of that, or was father in law shutting doors downstairs cause that too can make the house shake. was good and bad at same time. cause being in UK we dont get many earthquakes, but i felt this one and glad no damage around.
Dinas Powys near Cardii (50.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Really short, felt like a heavy train going past
Weston super mare / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Swansea / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Ironbridge Gorge Telford / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Heard a loud bang, cat was startled
Bristol / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt it in Bristol Car shook side to side
197.9 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Swansea / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Plymouth / Weak shaking (MMI III)
13.4 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
140 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Higher Tremar, Liskeard, Cornwall. Settee shook against the wall, most odd feeling
Bristol (90.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Maesteg / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : House shook. All of the children were wondering what was happening. They could feel the ground shaking under their feet.
Broadway / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sofa shook and small objects fell of the shelf in the lounge, felt like the whole house was banged into.
Frodsham, Cheshire (187.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was sat in my car and initially and thought the movement was due to passing traffic, however the tremor was still felt when no other vehicles were passing.
39.5 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt like a large lorry going past the house then a picture fell off the wall.
Portishead (76.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Armchair wobbled slightly and small chandelier style light fitting droplets swayed for several seconds
Chippenham / not felt
GL7 1RH / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Oldfield Park, Bath / Light shaking (MMI IV)
peterborough / not felt
Weston Super Mare / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Christchurch,, dorset / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : House shook and it was gentle enough not to break glasses next to each other but enough to make them clink against each other
Stonehouse (106.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Leaning on the patio door jam I thought the were collapsing
Taunton / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Birmingham, UK (156.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sitting on my chair, felt as though it was me but then realised I hadn’t moved and the room had moved very slightly for less than a 5 seconds. No damage done.
Ellesmere Port / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bristol / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Pontypridd / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Scrolling through Facebook and everything started shaking, felt like my house was gonna fall down
CW25AG / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Gardening felt a rumble , dogs where barking and the atmos felt heavy , pretty cool sat back and had a spilf .
Ystrad, Rhondda / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Could feel whole house rumble then shake for about 5 seconds. Small items fell off cabinet shelf.
168.3 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt the ground “rumble” whilst out walking our dog in Loggerheads Country Park, North Wales
Calne wilts (183.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sat watching TV,the bed actually moved. Weird experience and quite scary.
Bedwas, Caerphilly / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Llanwrtyd Wells / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Chippenham, Wiltshire / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Very odd feeling
Swansea Clydach / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The house shook I thought a heavy vehicle had smashed into next door or my house
Llandaff north Cardiff (46.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Very much like a very heavy truck passing. But felt deeper,lower and stronger. I am 69 and this is the most powerful incident of its kind I have witnessed here in Cardiff.
Bristol / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Moved my chair with me sat in it and my house shook
Eccles manchester (226.3 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt like block of flats shook. Both my partner and I felt it
Bristol / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Highley / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sat On my sofa and felt the earth move /vibrate across and upwards to the extent that the sofa moved/vibrated
Abingdon / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Shropshire / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Just a quick small sway of the building
Bath / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Swansea (10.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Rumbling sound/feeling.dog and cat ran around.Walls inside house shaking for a few seconds.Sofa we were sat on shaking.very scary.
Bleanavon / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Heard some rumbling and some things on wall were shaking
Bridgend / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I thought something had hit the side wall of the house.
Rhos pontardawe (2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Heard a boom and the house shaking.
Swansea / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Glynneath S Wales UK. / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The whole place was shaking.
cardiff / Light shaking (MMI IV) : i was just sat in me livingroom watching the tv when i felt the shake i wondered what it was at frist then me friends said earthquake i was like what ..
58.7 km E of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Sat on my sofa watching tv..thought it was my washing machine going to blow up as felt the sofa moving..
Swansea / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Yatton North Somerset / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Wednesfield - Wolverhampton WV12 5UH (11.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I felt it and wondered if it was a tremor! Glad you have confirmed it was!
weymouth . Dorset / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sitting in my armchair & felt as though something had pushed chair forward about an inch.
Cardiff / Weak shaking (MMI III)
trealaw wales (26.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Abertridwr (42.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Thought a lorry was stuck outside. But nothing. First EQ experience! (reported through our app)
blackpool / Light shaking (MMI IV) : living room on first floor, shook for a few seconds, enough to wonder what it was.
Mary Tavy, Tavistock, Devon / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Portishead / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Heavy thump and vibration indoor
156.3 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Draycot near chippenham / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Wall started shaking .... For about 6seconds...never felt that before ...! Wife noticed all light fightings shaking... Never experienced that before..!
CH45 8QG WALLASEY (199 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Sa31 2af (37.9 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Riverside, Cardiff / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Abergavenny / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My chair shook and table lamp next to me shook, my chair is a rise and recliner and quite heavy, shook side to side we live in Abergavenny and thought they were blasting on the A465 at Brynmawr
Bristol Stockwood / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Wellington Somerset (89.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Wellington (88.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt the rumble indoors
114.5 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : On ground floor, I was sitting on the sofa when I felt the sofa vibrate for a second or two.
84.8 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt shaking on my dining room chair whilst seated.
Cheltenham / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sofa and wall shook for a few seconds !
Cf34 9nr / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Plymouth / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Trebanos, Swansea / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : windows and doors shaking violently
Frome / Light shaking (MMI IV)
97.5 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
53.3 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt like someone had driven into the side of the house!
Shrewsbury / not felt
Corsham ,Wiltshire / Light shaking (MMI IV)
106.3 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Asda Maesteg CF34 9UN / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Vue cinema, Swansea, South Wales, Uk / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : My friend and I were in the cinema at the time and there appeared to be what sounded like an explosion, and we felt as if we were shaking in our seats. Our first reaction was that it was a bomb. Earthquakes are not the first thing that springs to mind in Wales!
Dunball, bridgwater / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was out having a meal and my peppercorn sauce fell off my steak
Wantage / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Laid in bed watching Winter Olympics felt a little rumble thought it was my mate shutting the back door. Looked out the window and he wasn't even at home.
Bath BA17PP (125.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : House wall shaken moved me in my chair. Crockery and bottles shaken.
Swindon (145.7 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Crediton (100.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Very mild tremour lasting 3 or three seconds felt it in upstairs room and my wife also felt it in the neighbouring room. We recorded it at 14:32pm
Maesteg / Light shaking (MMI IV) : thought the house was crumbling beneath us x shaky objects , units, tvs etc , didnt last long but god bless those closest to it x
Bristol / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Bristol / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
108.8 km E of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Swansea / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : We thought something had crashed into the building we all ran out the floor was shaking. Things fell off shelves it was so scary.
Midsomer Norton / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Midsomer norton felt sofa move went out side wondering what it was
Midsomer Norton / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Abergavenny / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
5.3 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt vibration with a noisy rumble sound thought it was a big lorry going past
Mumbles . Swansea / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Doesn’t happen here. So we arnt used to it. Frightening tho.
cardiff cf14 / not felt : was sitting in armchair and felt it as a single 'bump' rather than a shake -
tonypandy / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Bridgend / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Bristol / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Chippenham (122 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : In Cafe on second floor of department store in Melksham. Mild shaking for about eight to ten seconds. My coffee shimmered and store light fittings rattled. (reported through our app)
Swansea / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Swansea / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me from a sleep
Plymouth / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Blaenrhondda / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kidderminster / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : My sofa shuck slightly
Cf5 5lu / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt trembling. Sofa shaking. Shoes on the side fell over.
Taunton Somerset / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Dursley, Gloucestershire / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Swansea / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Our lights shook and doors banged floors moved, big bang house shook quite bad in Cwmbwrla Swansea south wales, Amanda Latham
Cf329lq / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Poole / Light shaking (MMI IV) : House vibrated rather like a heavy truck going past a prefab but our house has solid foot thick walls. Very strange experience.
Usk, Monmouthshire. (63.2 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sat on settee in front room, my son also experienced similar upstairs, felt myself rock side to side gently, stronger vibration than from heavy vehicle, therefore knew it must be small earthquake.
Aberdare South Wales Cf448nf / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Was standing in the hairdressers and felt and heard a sort of wave of vibration and the front ship window shook a bit
Welshpool / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Portishead (77.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sat at a table in the pub and felt the floor move. Everyone around felt it and joked about it being an earthquake.
74.5 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : All the wine bottles on my welsh dresser rattled. I thought I was going to lose some!
Hirwaun (21.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Our house shook. Lights rattled
Neath / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Shrewsbury / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cheltenham / Light shaking (MMI IV)
STRoud / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Llanelli Felin fo / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felin foEl Llanelli shaking earth qwake moved China moved toys tip toy over up stairs heard loud bangs with things tip and move even trailers out side so terrafieing
Carmarthen / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Heard a big bang and was then accompanied by shaking in my upstairs flat
Chippenham / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Pentre. Rhondda South wales / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was currently sat on the loo at my work place,and the whole toilet shook I thought it was the lift doors as I heared a bang before it.scary feeling
sheffield (251.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt a vibration that seemed to be throughout the house whilst I was in my attic bedroom.
Ch654ay / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Highgate Birmingham West Midlands / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Im resting in my bed and felt my bed shake a little at 14:31 . At first I thought it was a ghost. (zombies) coming back alive lol
Weston super mare / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Hole house shook
Ystradgynlais, Powys / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Loud rumbling noise like thunder, followed by a definite shudder to the house, felt like foundations shook. Neighbours all felt it.
BATH / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Ruyton xi towns / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Keynsham near bath / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Talbot Green, Llantrisant / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Wem, shropshire (149.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Chairs shook and could hear rumbling noise
Telford, Shropshire / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt my flat vibrate
Merthyr Tydfil (27.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was downstairs when I heard a loud rumbling noise and the whole house started vibrating, thought the ceiling was about to come down. Could hear the kids next door screaming. Lasted about 20-30 seconds.
Hereford / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was nodding off to sleep and my entire bed shook.
Newcastle Emlyn Carmarthenshire Wales / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My whole shop shook. Very scary.
Bristol / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
98.8 km E of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Wine Glasses in cabinet & glass doors rattled
Plympton, Plymouth, Devon / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Swansea / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bridgwater Somerset / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I’m 16 and I was resting on my bed when I felt light shaking and my drink tilted it was something I’ve never felt and î was stunned about it
Neath / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Mount pleasant Swansea / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Couch I was sitting on shook, at the same time I heard a rumble as though a building had collapsed. The scaffolding next door which I could see through the window from couch was moving.
Shrewsbury / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was sat downstairs on my sofa when I felt the tremor. there was a bang and noise that sounded like it was coming from upstairs. Almost like someone was running along the roof.
Bristol Bs375bg / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Lights also shuddered
BRISTOL / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
138.5 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Up on second floor apartment and felt the building swaying about2-3 seconds (reported through our app)
compton near wolverhampton / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Keele (180.1 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Bed rattled for about 20seconds maybe less
llanwrtyd wells / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was up a ladder in the house - thought the chimney had fallen down!
Brierley hill (146.3 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Cheltenham / Weak shaking (MMI III)
BARGOED / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Sarn / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It's was very weird I was in bed watching tv and it started to shake I was confused xx
Yeovil Somerset (116.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Thought a huge lorry has passed at spose
Pontypridd / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sat on my bed and my whole room started shaking!!!
146.5 km S of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Ellesmere port / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Treherbert rct / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Sitting on the toilet at the time did the trick for me
BRYNCOCH NEATH SA107UE / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : HEARD LOUD BANG THEN HOUSE STARTED SHAKING THINGS MOVED IT WAS FRIGHTENING
158.1 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Bristol / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Frome / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Ashbourne Derbyshire (204 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
SA1 8GH / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Our work building is on pillars and the whole building shook and heared a loud rumble for approx 5 seconds
Shirehsmpton / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sat at desk in work and desk and walls shook for about 10 seconds
Abertridwr S.Wales. / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Heard what sounded like a boom, then the house shook.
Haughton, Stafford (165.1 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
19.6 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Brynamman Neath and Port Talbot / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It shook my seat i was sitting in very suprising
Llantwit major / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sat in apartment first floor walls shook twice it was very noticeable. Vibrated furniture.
Manchester / not felt
Quedgeley, Gloucester / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Dunvant swansea / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I’m in a first floor flat the whole building was shaking
crewkerne (113.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Was watching the Winter Olympics and felt a tremor as the sofa I was sitting on vibrated
Pontypridd / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Biddisham, Axbridge, Somerset / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Tairgwaith / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Weston Super Mare / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Thought I was having a funny turn
Pontrhydyfen, PORT TALBOT / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Congresbury. Nr. Bristol (90.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt the floor move. I thought something had crashed into the house
SN13 9UB / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Glasses shaking on tables and house shook.
Clevedon / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Telford / Light shaking (MMI IV)
120.5 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : was on top floor of The Grounded café in Chippenham with my friend Eva and the building shook and everyone looked around slightly alarmed and things rattled for about 3 seconds and we guessed it was an earthquake and i only checked until now online
Cwmparc / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt as if a large truck was passing the house the chair i was sat in shook and heard a slight rumble
abertillery (47 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light shaking, my glass cabinet in the lounge shook and it felt as though it was very strong winds at first, unitl i noticed glasses moving in my cabinet.
BRISTOL / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : thought it was a tremor
Tonypandy (91.7 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : My whole house shook
Llanelli / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Felt it in Llanelli two heavy jolts the whole house.
Weston super mare (72.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt like a huge lorry or train going past.
125 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sat indoors on chairs which shook from side to side; the strong vibration could be felt for around five seconds and transmitted through the floor and our bodies
Heolgerrig Merthyr Tydfil / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Wem, shropshire (149.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Treherbert q / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Sa12 9TYSA12 / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : My whole house in Pontrhydyfen SA12 9TY for about 7 seconds shook glass ornaments fell off fireplace
Bishops castle (105.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Aberdare (24.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Just a small rumble. Thought it was a truck passing the house
wallasey / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was mad
Llangadog (25.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Dull rumble rising in volume, then brief shaking, followed by a dying rumble.
Chippenham / Weak shaking (MMI III)
welshpool / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Bridgend, South Wales / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sat on sofa watching TV, heard a boom then it felt like the floor dropped suddenly. . Thought something had hit our house / foundations had given way.
15.7 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : A bang and shuddering. Thought my roof was falling in
Swansea (12.9 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Swindon / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sat on sofa and felt a couple of judders.
Bristol / Weak shaking (MMI III) : My house started shaking and did not know why. Just found out it was an earthquake.
76.4 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My glass carbonate shook (reported through our app)
Chippenham / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
cefyn fforest / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Was sat on bed, bed shook violently, thought my cat was stuck under my bed or something. Dad came running up stairs thinking I had fallen out of bed, whole house shook, bed moved back against wall, cats ran away, lamp fell off table
Havan-y-Bryn Cefn Glas Bridgend CF31 4RL (25.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : While sitting on metal frame settee, it started shaking like a huge dog have a good long scratch. The cat cat sat up nervously looking round. Have heard odd creaking over past few days.
157.3 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Cheltemham (120.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Swansea / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was sitting on the throne and the whole house started shaking. I thought the house was coming down.
Swansea Clydach / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The house shook I thought a heavy vehicle had smashed into next door or my house
CF38 Beddau, upstairs. / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Moderate to strong building movement,mainly East to West,walls visibly moving. Some fresh cracks in plasterwork
Llandybie (19 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Dursley (103.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
163.9 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Dull thud heard/felt followed by 10 seconds of shaking.
Cardiff / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Thought it was my cousin who fell out of bed but it wasent but it woke her up
Skelmersdale (218 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Barnstaple Devon / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sat at my Dinning room table and everything shoke I had no clue until afterwards. It was like a very heavy lorry driving past my house. It was scary
Corsham (115.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
The mumbles / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Cf328rn / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was sitting on the sofa watching tv felt like something shock the sofa glass cupboard rattled
37.2 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
89.6 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Rhydyfelin (6.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Calne, wiltshire / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Skewen / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Evesham / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Wobbled on my chair and the cupboards rattled.
Charfield (97.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I first thought someone had fallen down our staircase, but no, everyone was fine
EX4 3ET (109.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
SA1 8ed / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Montpelier, Bristol (88.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sitting up in bed leaning on the headboard which was suddenly jolted & then shook for 3-4 seconds.
Barry, Glamorgan. (50.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Heard rumbling noise. Dog went absolutely NUTS!!
Melksham, SN12 6QW / Weak shaking (MMI III) : The glasses were shaking and chinking in the cabinet. My chair was shaking.
Bs233ey / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Aberdare / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Combwich TA5 2PP (77.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Arm Chair pushed me forward and book case began was creaking.
84.8 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : sitting on settee when it started to shake quite strongly!
13.2 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : MM1 11 sat on sofa which shook for about 5/6 seconds. Thought at first it was a heavy lorry passing
Rhos, Pontardawe Swansea SA8 3HF / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Swansea / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Loud bang and sofa shook
13.9 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I heard a rumbling and then shaking for around 10 seconds
Loggerheads, Staffordshire / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My daughter was on the bed upstairs and said the bed shook
Abergavenny (57.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bridgend (25.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Porthcawl / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I heard a noise like a wall collapsing, windows shook
Glastonbury / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sitting on sofa felt it move but thought I was imagination
cf41 / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : meadow walk rct gelli strong shake house felt as if it moved all the neighbours were out thought there was a crash of some sorts or the mountain moving felt strong
Cardiff / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Liverpool / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Swansea / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Bristol (120.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Shaftesbury / Light shaking (MMI IV)
South Petherwin / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
abergavenny / Light shaking (MMI IV)
cheddar, somerset / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sitting at desk at home, felt judder through chair and desk. Wife felt upstairs also, even though she was in bed.
Bridgwater (84.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : was asleep on sofa, woke because it seemed to be rocking from side to side . Daughter upstairs thought someone was shaking her bed.
Llandrindod Wells / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was lying in bed and whole house shook. Shoulder like something had hit the walls.
Plymouth, stonehouse / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was on my sofa and all of a sudden my sofa started moving back and forth ans I though there was a large animal behind it moving it and was so scared I jumped up and was so cono used.
Morriston, swansea / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bs105fp / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bristol / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was currently in bed trying to go to sleep thought my husband shook the bed until I emrealized he was in the garden , so then I thought it was a ghost!
Stroud, gloucestershire / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Merthyr Tydfil / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tondu Bridgend S Wales / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Heard loud boom..sitting on sofa and felt it shake!my daughter's dog had been very unsettled before this happened would not settle kept prowling around room which is out of character for her..once tremor over..she lay down and went to sleep!
Ilchester, Somerset (117.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Minor tremor, lasted only a couple of seconds.
Gloucester / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Westbury / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was having a lay down upstairs and it woke me up! Thought there was something or someone under the bed shaking it! Spooked.
Coxley, Wells (97.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Sitting on sofa watching TV, sofa started to shake and it felt like the floor was moving. Thought house was sinking
Swansea (11.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Heard strong shake. Like big tree felt on my roof. Scary
Ystalyfera SA92EW / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was dozing and there was an almighty crash that sounded as if the whole ustairs was crashing causing the walls and the whole house to shake. My neighbour saw a chair moving across the floor and her breakfast bar shaking. It was worse than a small tremor we experienced once in Zante and much bigger than anything ever felt in this area. I’m 57 and I’ve never experienced anything like it even though we’ve had tremors in the area before. My neighbour said that a fault line runs down from Bre
Sa66lp / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
105.4 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Poole (167.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sofa shook, not sure that anything else moved
Dowlais top on Merthyr Tydfil / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I heard a loud noise and the whole house started shaking. I thought I was going crazy or having a panic attack at first, until my son came downstairs scared and asked what it was I realised it weren't just me that felt it
Burnham on sea / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My glass cabinet with glass ornaments shook...an earth quake was the only explination
sa2 8hr / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It felt like the building swayed to and fro two times. Felt it from the feet.
Shrewsbury Ellesmere Road (1274.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It only lasted a few seconds
Shrewsbury / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt like a 5 second shake
14.6 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Firstly I thought it was a strong gust through a window,then realised windows shook,no damage
Beddau / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Newport south wales / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Sn154nl / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Table and laptop shook and keys in door were swaying. Thought it was a very heavy vehicle passing by, went out to look, no vehicles to be seen
Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Sat in Morrisons cafe in Ebbw Vale and the windows shook and the floor vibrated under our feet.
Crynant (112.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Bilston. Wolverhampton / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I thought an heavy lorry went by. Or a earth quake. Felt my arm chair shake & water in my bottle was quivering
Hankerton wilts (124.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt sofa I was sitting on shake herd a few things in the house shake very similar feeling to one I experienced whilst living in Shenzhen China whic was also a 4.9 located in the Shenzhen bay
Clevedon / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt as if some one was slightly wobbling my chair
146.7 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bath / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Porthcawl (25.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Llansamlet (360.7 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Bradley Stoke / Light shaking (MMI IV)
birchgrove swansea / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : felt like my house got hit by a truck
Bridgend / Light shaking (MMI IV)
knowle Bristol (90 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Pontardawe (4.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cwmavon / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was so terrified. I thought it was just something small, not an earthquake!
Mumbles swansea / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : In shop in Mumbles. Heard a rumble and shop shook and items on shelves rattled. People talking about it in other shops in mumbles.
Porthcawl,South Wales / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Swansea (lower Swansea Valley) (7.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Heavy vibration through floor and sounded like someone was jumping about on the kitchen roof.
57.5 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Bar stool shook in kithchen and slight tremor
Birmingham b38 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Marlborough / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : A mild 3 second tremor
Newbridge / Light shaking (MMI IV)
105.1 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
chippenham wiltshire / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Merthyr tydfil / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Floor and furniture shook, wall moved
Gloucester uk (86.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light shaking of items inside the apartment, similar to movement near train tracks on the passing of heavy freight
Filham, Ivybridge, Devon / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Clock stopped pendulum.
Weston Super Mare / Light shaking (MMI IV) : We were sat on the sofa and the building and sofa were shaking as if a vehicke had crashed into the house
16.5 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was sitting on the sofa and heard a bang and the sofa moved forward. Felt like someone had banged into the wall outside our house. Cupboard doors with magnetic fastenings opened
22.9 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : We heard an almighty thump followed by several seconds of furniture and windows rattling.
Cardiff / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My dog was sat by the patio doors looking out into the garden. I felt and heard a thump, like something heavy had dropped to the ground, then thought my dog had got up and ran into the patio doors .. he hadn't. I thought nothing more of it till my daughter came downstairs to say there's been an earthquake !
Barry (49.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Was scary felt a little shake didn’t last very long tho sbour 2 seconds then stoped
Bristol / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt house shake
Dartmouth / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Light shaking pictures moved and a odd sound
Ta66qy / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Cheltenham / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Bridgend / Weak shaking (MMI III)
25.7 km E of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt like someone picked my whole house up and slammed it back down 2 loud bangs furniture shaking doors and windows rattled
Weston-super-mare (70.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Pemaen Blackwood / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Highbridge / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Thought the cat was to blame. Lasted 2 seconds max.
Llangennech Llanelli / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I thought something had crashed into the row of houses I live in. The chair I was sitting on and the wooden unit next to me were shaking.
48.4 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Chippenham / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Merthyr Tydfil / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt the floor shaking. The table moving. Didn't understand what was happening
20 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
BRIDGEND / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Glanrhyd South Wales / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Llwynypia Rhondda cynon taff (26.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Merthyr Tydfil / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
pontardawe / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Llanelli / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt my settee shake. My sons heard loud knocking sound
Cwmbran / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : the whole house shook, including beds and sofas.
Oswestry (140.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Llanelli / Light shaking (MMI IV) : We were sitting on the sofa talking and playing with our daughters and we actually thought someone had climbed in through our upstairs window and jumped really hard on the landing! It was very wierd!
Frome, Somerset (115.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Calne, Wiltshire / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Similar to the tremors felt in Greece.
Coed ely (30.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Felt like sofa was lifted slightly and dropped also a rumble
50.1 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Ynyswen Penycae SA9 1YX / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Rumbling noise first then sofa shook beneath me. sounded like heavy lorry rumbling by. Passed quickly. Dog was scared barking.
Abergele (177.7 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Cardigan (72.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Devizes, Wiltshire, England / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Mild shaking, bed moved slightly, rumbling underfoot
Newport / not felt
Caerphilly / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tonteg / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was sitting on the sofa watching tv & my sofa started shaking, my son emerged from upstairs & said did you feel that as his computer monitor started moving
Merthyr Tydfil / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was sitting in my living room watching TV, and all of a sudden I could feel the house shaking. The sofa I was sitting on was rocking slightly.
Trowbridge Wiltshire / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt sofa lightly vibrate, similar to if a truck bumped over a hump outside the house.
109.9 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
The house / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The house shook for about 20 seconds.
Creech St Michael Taunton / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Bristol / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Birmingham (150.9 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bristol / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Hereford / Light shaking (MMI IV)
17.9 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Ellesmere (247.3 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light shaking indoors. Children didn’t notice it outdoors.
Langport / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Sutton Coldfield / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt light shaking of my desk chair while sitting at my pc, study also shook a bit
Weston Super Mare / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Thought I was having a funny turn
Ebbw Vale (43 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : It felt like a huge truck had crashed into our row of houses at the end of our street and we were feeling the after shock from it. I could tell it was the whole house moving not just somebody banging. Very strange feeling wouldn't like to experience a big quake
Monmouth, Wales / Light shaking (MMI IV) : At the time I was putting kitchen items into the cupboard under the sink. I thought I'd hit the pipe valve when the house started shaking and a low rumble could be heard. The walls were shaking and the cups above me were clinking together. Realising it wasn't the pipes, I thought maybe it was the road works drilling into the ground but I couldn't hear anything. As I stood up and moved, the rumbling continued and I could feel my house shake. There was no other explanation other than it being an e
Yeovil (117.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt it and heard it
Waters Upton / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Telford / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Ilfracombe (57.5 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Thought my house was falling down
75 Maesygwernen Road, Morriston, Swansea SA6 6LL / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Shrewsbury, Shropshire (134.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sitting on sofa, felt upward movement x 3 or 4, plus mirror rattled on wall. Knew it wasn't just traffic because I live on a main road with heavy trucks passing by frequently & it was nothing like that. Duration just a few seconds.
Neath / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was in the kitchen the whole house shook for about 10 seconds or so. I thought there had been a car accident outside.
Cardiff (46.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Swansea / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Newpirt / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
236.6 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Ystradgunlais / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Everything indoors shaking
38.5 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Carmarthen / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Corsham, Wiltshire (116.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sat on the sofa watchingTv, and felt the sofa and myself moving but thought I was imagining it!
137.6 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
4 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
42.1 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt like my sofa was being moved around by some people and the walls and sofa creaked.
Bristol / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Weston super mare / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I felt sofa shake
Telford / Weak shaking (MMI III)
caerphilly / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Hartpury / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Gloucester / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Series of thuds, sounded like someone running up the stairs. Internal door creaked open a little and vibration felt and seen.
21.4 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bridgend / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Port talbot / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Killay Swansea / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was inside and thought part of house was falling down. Ran outside. Things moved or rattled a bit.
Fordingbridge, Hampshire / Light shaking (MMI IV) : House shook, dog barked. Felt like someone had hold of my chair and was shaking it. Vibrations like a heavy piece of furniture had fallen over or like two very heavy lorries were going past at the same time... Scary!!
172.5 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
185.6 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Bristol (87.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt in charlton haze bristol
Port Talbot / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kidderminster / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt my room shake, i thought it was just me, until i got a few calls from my friends and family saying they felt it too. Felt crazy for a second!
New Tredegar / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Heard a loud bang / cracking sound then I felt the floor of my house moving and tv cabinet shaking lasted 15-20 seconds then stopped few seconds later happened again but not as strong has the first.
Bristol (88.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt like someone repeatedly slamming a door closed so the table and building wobbled. (reported through our app)
Swansea / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sitting on sofa and vibrations felt then sofa shook and my cup of tea fell over.

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Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - United Kingdom on Saturday, 17 February 2018

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