Earthquakes hit Scottish village

TWO minor earthquakes have been recorded at Johnstonebridge, near Lockerbie in Dumfries and Galloway.

The quakes, which measured magnitudes of 1.4 and 0.8, were detected by the British Geological Survey last Friday.

The last major earthquake was in Dumfries on Boxing Day 2006; it measured 3.6 and caused minor damage.