AN EARTHQUAKE with a magnitude of 2.3 was recorded in Dumfries and Galloway, seismologists confirmed yesterday.
GARAGE owner John Burns thought his brand-new home was about to collapse on top of him when he was rudely awakened from a deep sleep yesterday morning.
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INSURANCE companies are bracing themselves for a deluge of claims after yesterday's earthquake.
FEW people could mistake Midlothian for southern California. But after experiencing two earthquakes in just over a week, the residents of Penicuik may be feeling just a little closer to the people of San Francisco.
MANCHESTER had its sixth earthquake of the month yesterday.
MORE than 800 homes were damaged in the biggest earthquake to hit Britain in five years, it emerged yesterday.
AN EARTHQUAKE in Kent saw homes evacuated and power lines dragged down yesterday.
A STRONG earthquake - one of the largest of its kind in a decade - has been felt on the Shetland island of Unst.
POSTMAN Elliot Crosbie froze as his bungalow began to shake.
An earthquake measuring 2.
IN WORLD terms, it barely rated a blip on seismographs around the globe, but the earthquake which shook the Fort William area yesterday was the biggest to hit Scotland in 20 years.
THE earth moved for people in North Wales on Valentine’s Day when an earthquake hit.
NORTH Wales was rocked by an earthquake yesterday, according to the British Geological Survey.
AN earthquake that hit Perthshire during the night was the biggest to hit the area for 15 years, it was revealed today.
EUROPE is due for another huge earthquake like the one which hits Portugal in 1755 killing an estimated 60,000 people, it was revealed today.
THREE earthquakes, the strongest measuring three on the Richter Scale, were felt in central Scotland yesterday.
THREE earthquakes, the strongest measuring three on the Richter Scale, have hit Scotland.
MANCHESTER was hit yesterday by three earthquakes, which blew out windows, caused structural damage and cut off power.
MANCHESTER was shaken by another small earthquake today, the British Geological Survey said.
SCOTT Deakin, a barman at the Crooked House pub in Dudley, thought a plane had crashed; Alex Potter believed Birmingham had been hit by a bomb; while Peter Baker supposed Armageddon had arrived.
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