The strongest earthquakes in the UK

The strongest earthquakes in the UK

by Maria Katsiou Tuesday 20 October 2015

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The UK is not usually associated with earthquakes, however, around 20 to 30 occur each year and some of these are noticeable by residents in close areas. There are also hundreds of smaller ones that are recorded by specific instruments which don’t cause any damage.

We might not have heard about strong earthquakes in the UK but yes they do exist and they do appear from time to time! Let’s discover some of the most well known ones!

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