Small natural disaster that hit Britain was strongest for 10 years

4.7 magnitude earthquake hits parts of UK

A huge quake has hit Britain this afternoon.

Yet while the natural disaster came as a shock to many people, especially as it is the largest quake to hit the area since 1906, many were left feeling underwhelmed - with some even missing the tremors altogether.

The British Geological Survey has confirmed the epicentre was about 20km north of Swansea in Wales. This natural disaster has been felt across a large area of Wales and England with the furthest reports so far from Birmingham and Devon.

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Twitter users reacted to the "earth moving" event.

Tina Anton wrote on Twitter: "Just had a tremor as in quake in Cornwall! The whole Hilton Liverpool building just shook violently".

Did you feel the quake in Liverpool this afternoon?

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The BGS is asking residents to inform them if they felt the tremor by completing a survey.

Tremors were also felt across other parts of Wales and southwest England. Then the shades on the table-lamp started to rattle. "It certainly wasn't on that scale".

The natural disaster of 4.4 magnitude has sent ripples across the country after starting in Swanse, Wales at 2.31pm today - Saturday, February 17.

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